Kansas City vs Detroit Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Kansas City vs Detroit Final: 4-3 - Recap|
Kansas City got 5 innings of work from Bruce Chen en route to a 4-3 victory over Detroit on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as +110 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Bruce Chen earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Johnny Giavotella in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Max Scherzer worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Miguel Cabrera in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 10 hits, while Kansas City only had 6.
Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Cleveland.