The Kansas City Royals were easily defeated by the Detroit Tigers, 9 to 2, on May 17, 1997.

Final

DET

Tigers

18-23

9

KCR

Royals

20-19

2

1

1

0

2

0

0

3

4

0

4

0

1

5

0

0

6

1

0

7

2

0

8

1

0

9

0

1

R

9

2

H

11

5

E

0

0

Summary

Player Stats

Top 1st

DET

KCR

Tigers

Home run by Bobby Higginson.

1

0

Top 3rd

DET

KCR

Tigers

Home run by Brian L. Hunter.

2

0

Tigers

Single by Bobby Higginson; Damion Easley scored.

3

0

Tigers

Home run by Tony Clark; Bobby Higginson scored.

5

0

Bottom 4th

DET

KCR

Royals

Jeff King groundedout; Jay Bell scored.

5

1

Top 6th

DET

KCR

Tigers

Single by Raul Casanova; Melvin Nieves scored.

6

1

Top 7th

DET

KCR

Tigers

Single by Deivi Cruz; Travis Fryman scored.

7

1

Tigers

Single by Brian L. Hunter; Melvin Nieves scored.

8

1

Top 8th

DET

KCR

Tigers

Home run by Tony Clark.

9

1

Bottom 9th

DET

KCR

Royals

Sacrifice fly by Craig Paquette; Joe Vitiello scored.

9

2

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