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Justin Verlander vs Jeremy Guthrie Tilt Ends in Kansas City 6-5 Win

Detroit dropped a 6-5 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jeremy Guthrie.

The Royals were a +175 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Kansas City got 6 innings from Jeremy Guthrie, who gave up 5 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Salvador Perez in the win.

Detroit got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 4 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Victor Martinez had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 9.

Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.