Kansas City vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 7-1
|Kansas City vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 7-1|
Detroit grabbed a 7-1 win over Kansas City on Sunday, as Max Scherzer was credited with a win at Comerica Park.
Detroit was favored by -178 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Max Scherzer earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Prince Fielder in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Everett Teaford worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-5 advantage in hits.
Detroit heads into a battle against Baltimore. Kansas City, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.