Kansas City Drops Detroit 9-5 - Match Report
Detroit dropped a 9-5 decision at Comerica Park on Sunday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Luke Hochevar.
Kansas City won as a +146 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 7 innings from Luke Hochevar, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Chris Getz in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Rick Porcello worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jhonny Peralta in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 15 hits, while Detroit only had 10.
Joakim Soria pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track vs Texas.