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Tigers end Royals’ 10-game win streak with 2-1 victory

Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler beats the tag of Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler for a double during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Detroit on Thursday.

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DETROIT — With his team in need of a victory and an anxious crowd waiting, Joe Nathan took the mound and struck out the last three hitters of the game.
Any win would have meant a lot to the Detroit Tigers, but Nathan’s performance made this one a little more encouraging.
“It was still a matter of just coming to work and trying to get better, trying to figure out what’s going on,” Nathan said. “We’ve been grinding.”
Nathan breezed through the ninth inning, and the Tigers ended Kansas City’s 10-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory ...

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