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Kansas City Detroit Game Ends in 5-4 Tigers Victory - Recap

Doug Fister reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Royals en route to a 5-4 win over Kansas City on Thursday at Comerica Park.

Detroit won as a -210 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got 7 2/3 innings from Doug Fister, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 10. Joaquin Benoit earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Quintin Berry in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Luis Mendoza worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from David Lough in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 8 hits, while Kansas City only had 6.

Detroit heads into a battle against Minnesota. Kansas City, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cleveland.