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Detroit Tigers: Hot bats highlight the weekend

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DETROIT, MI - APRIL 13: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates scoring a eighth inning run with JaCoby Jones #21 while playing the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 13, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. New York won the game 8-6. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - APRIL 13: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates scoring a eighth inning run with JaCoby Jones #21 while playing the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 13, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. New York won the game 8-6. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) /
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The Detroit Tigers split their series against the Kansas City Royals taking games two and three. Hot bats highlighted the series as The Tigers scored 25 runs in total.

The Detroit Tigers played a homestand against the Royals over the weekend. Fortunately for Tigers fans, the series went better than the stand against the Indians.  In years past the Royals pitching staff has shut down the Tigers offense, fortunately, the last four days the Tigers offense had a better outing.

The Tigers showed signs that early on they needed to improve their offense. This series showed that the Tigers offense is already starting to improve. The season started as bad as the weather for the Olde English D. As the weather so has started to improve so as Tigers baseball and it’s been (surprisingly) fun to watch.

Here’s a recap of the series against the Royals. Everything from the good the bad and the ugly.  Some notable highlights include prospect Mike Gerber making his brief debut at Comerica Park (the good). Daniel Norris is still looking for the velocity in his pitching (the bad).  Finally, the ugly is Alex Wilson giving up a grand slam to the Royals.

Let’s take a look at the offense, rotation, and bullpen as we go through the series against the Royals.

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