Game Wrap - Kansas City 3-1 Victors Over Tigers
Detroit dropped a 3-1 decision at Comerica Park on Saturday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Bruce Chen.
Kansas City won as a +152 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Bruce Chen earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jeff Francoeur in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Phil Coke worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Will Rhymes in a losing cause.
Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.