Detroit Tigers left fielder J.D. Martinez chases an RBI double by Alex Gordon during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Tigers lose 5-2 to Guthrie, Royals

So while a sweep in Kansas City would have been nice, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was feeling pretty good as he headed home for the last part…