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Luke Hochevar Tagged With Loss in Tigers-Royals Match

Detroit grabbed a 6-2 win over Kansas City on Monday, as Justin Verlander was credited with a win at Comerica Park.

Detroit won as a -260 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got 8 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Andy Dirks in the win.

Kansas City got a 7 1/3-inning outing from Luke Hochevar in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 12 hits in his time on the mound, while Billy Butler had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 9.