MLB: Detroit 3, Kansas City 2

April 26, 2009 at 6:04 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 26 (UPI) -- Brandon Inge hit a two-run homer for the Detroit Tigers Sunday in a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.

A sacrifice fly by Dane Sardinha sent home the other run for Detroit, which took two games in a three-game series.

Winner Armando Galarraga (3-0) pitched six innings, yielding a run and three hits and striking out seven batters.

Mike Aviles slugged a solo homer and Jose Guillen singled in the other run for Kansas City.

Sidney Ponson (0-3) was the losing pitcher, giving up three runs and six hits over eight innings. Ponson also had seven strikeouts.

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