Game Wrap - Detroit 6-3 Victors Over Royals
Detroit got 8 innings of work from Max Scherzer en route to a 6-3 victory over Kansas City on Sunday at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -168 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Detroit got 8 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 12 hits, while Kansas City only had 7.
Joaquin Benoit pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head home to face Chicago.