The Tigers late inning rally fell short as they lost to the Kansas City Royals 11-8 last night at Comerica Park. Justin Verlander was charged with the loss, giving up seven runs on 12 hits while striking out two in six innings. Detroit was down 11-2 in the bottom of the ninth when the Tigers scored six runs, including a grand slam home run by J.D. Martinez. Tonight, Max Scherzer heads to the hill for Detroit.