Recap - Detroit Defeats Kansas City 5-4
|Recap - Detroit Defeats Kansas City 5-4|
Eric Hosmer swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs but it wasn't enough as Tigers defeated Kansas City 5-4 at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -178 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Detroit got 7 innings from Rick Porcello, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. Daniel Schlereth earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBI from Ramon Santiago in the win.
Kansas City got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Nate Adcock in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Eric Hosmer had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 10 hits, while Kansas City only had 9.
The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.