Detroit Drops Kansas City 5-2 - Match Report
Detroit got 6 innings of work from Max Scherzer en route to a 5-2 victory over Kansas City on Friday at Comerica Park.
Detroit was favored by -176 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Detroit got 6 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Kyle Davies worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Chris Getz in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 11 hits, while Detroit only had 10.
The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.