Vernon Wells hit a go-ahead two-run homer and made a long running catch.
Lyle Overbay and Ichiro Suzuki both hit two-run home runs to lead the Yankees past the Royals on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.
The Kansas City Royals committed three errors and fell for the third straight day.
For the second day in a row the Kansas City Royals have a game postponed due to the weather.
The Royals and Rays played into the 4th inning but rain, sleet and snow forced umpires to postpone Thursday's game in Kansas City.
James Shields pitched against the Tampa Bay Rays for the first time since being traded this offseason.
Mike Aviles hit a three-run homer and finished with a career-high five RBIs.
Alex Gordon's first career grand slam added insurance to an extra inning victory for the Royals.
The Royals and Tigers allowed 13 combined walks but it was Detroit who won at Comerica Park.
Tuesday's matchup between the Royals and Tigers was postponed due to rain in Detroit. No makeup date was announced.
Kansas City manager Ned Yost saw his bullpen retire David Ortiz in a big spot. The problem was reliever Kelvin Herrera made a bigger mistake…
Jeff Francoeur helped the Royals hold off Atlanta in his return to his hometown team.
The Kansas City Royals finished off a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins to start the 2013 home campaign.