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Phil Coke Tagged With Loss in Tigers-Royals Match

Kansas City got a 11-8 victory over Detroit on Thursday, with Aaron Crow earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.

Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as +165 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.

Kansas City got 5 innings from Danny Duffy, who gave up 5 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. Aaron Crow earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Jeff Francoeur in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Jacob Turner worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Magglio Ordonez in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 17 hits, while Detroit only had 11.

Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Kansas City heads into a battle against Cleveland. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.