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Behind Riley Green, the Tigers appear to take the series from the Royals

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Rookie Power was exhibited in this weekend's series between hosts Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals.

In the opening round on Friday, Royals first baseman Vinnie Pascantino hit his first major league home run.

Detroit center fielder Riley Greene saved his first career long ball in a more dramatic moment. He won 4-3 in Detroit on Saturday, crossing the wall of the center field and hitting the winner of the walkoff.

The American League Central Team will end the series on Sunday afternoon.

After Victor Reyes drew the game with his first home run of the season, the green blast went to two pitches.

"It feels great," Green said in a post-match television interview. "Scream to Ray Ray for hitting that Homer. It gave me an opportunity and I took advantage of it."

Until Green crosses the fence and defeats a match It took 12 games, but he has had a big impact on the Tigers since he was called by Triple A Toledo. He hits .302 with an on-base percentage of .434 and has recorded 10 runs. This week, when Detroit returned from the road trip, Green moved to the lead-off spot.

He also did a triple and a walk, recording three runs on Saturday.

"He got a good pitch and a good turn at bat," said Detroit manager A.J. Hinch. "He was in a good place for selectivity and didn't miss the last one. Not many people can go out to those bushes (beyond the center fielder wall)."

The green is also defensively mid-sized and shining. He was expected to join the club for the opening round, but he broke his leg later in the training camp. He soon became a regular on Hinch's lineup cards.

"I'm just sticking to my approach and trying to hit the ball hard," Green said.

Nine home runs left Joel Payamps, who was seeking his first career save. Scott Barlow concludes the match on Friday, and manager Mike Matheny didn't want to use him.

"Everyone fell down today," said Massenny. "We need to figure out who can kick us out. He was a man who had some experience and did a great job for the eighth time. We let him take it home."

Brady Singer (3-3, 4.50 ERA), originally listed as a starter on Saturday, will begin the Royals Series Finale. He got stuck against Auckland for 81/3 innings on his final start, but lost. He allowed 5 runs (4 wins) and 8 hits.

The singer has only walked one batter in the last two starts after issuing a 5 in San Francisco on June 13.

"I think the extension is a big deal," said the singer. .. "Get down to the mound and put your hand in front of me. The tilt of it helped a lot. We've been trying to get it down into the zone and stretch it there. The ball runs more and more. You can see many moves. ”

The singer has been more successful against Detroit than any other club in his young career. He started seven times against the Tigers, setting a 4-0 record and a 2.87 ERA. He has won his career only twice against any other opponent.

He is opposed to Tarik Skubal (5-6. 3.75 ERA), who abandoned 18 runs in 18 1/3 innings and lost the last four starts.

– Field-level media