Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander delivers to a Kansas City Royals batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Verlander leads Tigers over Royals

Justin Verlander was cruising until Billy Butler’s two-out single in the sixth inning of Tigers’ win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer throws against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Scherzer, Tigers shut down White Sox

Max Scherzer threw six scoreless innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox Wednesday to finish a two-game sweep.