DETROIT (AP) -- Delmon Young homered for the fourth consecutive game, Prince Fielder hit a three-run shot and Jhonny Peralta homered and drove in three runs in the Detroit Tigers 7-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday to complete a sweep of the three-game weekend series
The power display backed Max Scherzer (8-5), who allowed a run and five hits over seven innings, walking one and striking out seven.
It was the Tigers' season-high fifth-straight win and put them two games over .500 - heading into the All-Star break - for the first time since April 25 (10-8).
Phil Coke pitched a perfect eighth and Octavio Dotel worked a perfect ninth.
Peralta was 3-for-4 with two doubles.
Salvador Perez homered for Kansas City.
Royals' starter Everett Teaford (1-2) took the loss. He allowed five runs on seven hits in 4 13 innings. He walked a batter and struck out five.
Peralta's two-out, two-run homer in the second inning gave Detroit a 2-0 lead. His towering drive down the left-field ...