KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 14 (UPI) -- Detroit shortstop Edgar Renteria's missed flip to second on Mark Teahen's grounder scored pinch-runner Esteban German, giving Kansas City a 3-2 win Tuesday.
Kansas City starter Zack Greinke didn't get the decision but threw six solid innings, allowing two runs on nine hits and two walks. The win went to Leo Nunez (3-0), who threw two-thirds of an inning in relief.
Joakim Soria got his ninth save. He hasn't allowed a run in 15 1/3 innings this season.
Tigers starter Nate Robertson surrendered 10 hits but only two runs over seven as Detroit lost for the eighth time in 10 tries. Francisco Cruceta (0-1) took the loss, allowing an unearned run on two hits in the eighth inning.