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James Shields vs Justin Verlander Tilt Ends in Detroit 4-3 Win

Detroit got 1 inning of work from Joe Nathan en route to a 4-3 victory over Kansas City on Monday at Comerica Park.

Detroit was favored by -149 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Detroit got 6 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. Joe Nathan earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Alex Gonzalez in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher James Shields worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Salvador Perez in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 8 hits, while Kansas City only had 7.