Royals Lose Late to Tigers

By Megan Rice | mrice@kolr10.com

Published 03/31 2014 08:27PM

Updated 03/31 2014 08:28PM

DETROIT, Mi--The Royals opened up their season on the road as well taking on the Detriot Tigers on Monday.

James shields getting start for KC.

Bottom of the second Victor Martinez rocks one to right. That's a good first at bat of the season. Tigers up 1-0.

Top of the fourth, Royals Salvador Perez doubles to deep left. Alex Gordon scores to tie it at one. Perez went 4-4 with two doubles and an RBI.

But in the bottom of the ninth, tie game at 3. And Alex Gonzalez with the walk-off base hit. Tyler Collins scores.

Royals fall 4-3. 

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