MLB: Detroit 9, Kansas City 1

April 25, 2009 at 10:55 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 25 (UPI) -- Gerald Laird and Curtis Granderson each hit a two-run homer Saturday to power the Detroit Tigers to a 9-1 win over the Kansas City Royals.

Laird had three hits, Magglio Ordonez had a solo homer, Josh Anderson hit a two-run triple and Placido Polanco had a two-run double for the Tigers.

Zach Miner (2-1) allowed one run on three hits over five-plus innings to get the win.

Starter Kyle Davies (1-1) took the loss, giving up seven runs on eight hits over 5 1/3 innings for the Royals, who lost for the fourth time in six games.

Mike Jacobs drove in the lone Kansas City run.

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