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Raburn leads Tigers' rout of Kansas City


DETROIT – Ryan Raburn drove in three runs and scored twice to help the Detroit Tigers continue a strong homestand with a 12-3 rout of the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

Jhonny Peralta and Brandon Inge also drove in three runs for Detroit, which is 4-0 since returning home and has outscored its opponents 31-6.

Four of Detroit's runs came immediately after the three intentional walks ordered by Royals manager Ned Yost in the fifth and sixth innings.

Jeremy Bonderman (7-9) got the win, ending a three-start losing streak by allowing two runs on eight hits in six innings.

Bruce Chen (8-7) lasted just 4 1-3 innings for Kansas City, allowing five runs on five hits and five walks.

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