Thanks to an eight-run fifth inning, the Tigers opened a four-game set with the Royals last night with a 16-4 win in Kansas City. Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez and Torii Hunter each had three RBI, while Ian Kinsler, Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez all batted in two runs. Starter Drew Smyly got the win, giving up four runs on eight hits while striking out two in six and two third innings. Tonight, Anibal Sanchez gets the nod for Detroit and Kansas City counters with Danny Duffy.