Detroit Tigers lose four-straight 1-run games for first time in 24 years

The Detroit Tigers season is winding to a close, with only a handful of games remaining on the schedule (with an additional two games possible if the team plays a double header against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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The Tigers dropped tonight’s game against the Kansas City Royals tonight from Kauffman Stadium by a 3-2 final score. And in doing so, they matched a losing statistic they’d not seen since the 1996 season.

Detroit has now lost four consecutive one-run games for the first time since they did so in April of 1996, according to Elias Sports.

For reference, the number 1 song in the country in April of 1996 was Céline Dion’s “Because You Love Me”, the average price for a gallon of gas was $1.17, and the Detroit Red Wings were closing in on the NHL’s all-time regular season win record with 62.

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