Kansas City vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 3-0
Kansas City was unable to break through against the Detroit pitching staff, losing 3-0 on Saturday at Comerica Park.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -160 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Detroit got 8 innings from Brad Penny, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBI from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Kansas City got an 8-inning outing from Jeff Francis in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Mike Aviles had 1 hit in the loss for the Royals.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-5 advantage in hits.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.