August 18, 2013 2:52 PM

Royals close five-game series in Detroit with 6-3 loss to division-leading Tigers

Miguel Cabrera had a home run and three RBIs and right-hander Max Scherzer improved to 18-1 Sunday afternoon as the American League Central-leading Detroit Tigers beat the Royals 6-3 and won the five-game weekend series three games to two. If the series marked a chance for the Royals to gauge their viability as a postseason contender, they now have an answer: They still some work to do.

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