DETROIT (AP) -- Danny Duffy allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings and the Kansas City Royals hit four homers in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.
Raul Mondesi, Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer all homered off Justin Verlander (12-7), while Kendrys Morales went deep off Mark Lowe.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered for Detroit's only run. The Tigers have lost seven of nine.
Duffy (10-1) allowed three hits and two walks, striking out five.
Verlander gave up five runs -- three earned -- four hits and a walk in seven-plus innings. He struck out six.
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