Kansas City vs Detroit Recap - Tigers Over Royals 5-4
|Kansas City vs Detroit Recap - Tigers Over Royals 5-4|
Detroit got a 5-4 victory over Kansas City on Wednesday, with Joaquin Benoit earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
Detroit won as a -157 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 4 innings from Rick Porcello, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. Joaquin Benoit earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Alex Avila in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Irving Falu in a losing cause.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.