Royals stop Tigers in opener

Royals stop Tigers in opener

Jason Kendall went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals won the game as +120 underdogs, while the 10 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.

Bruce Chen improved to 2-0 with the win, allowing two earned runs on four hits over his five innings.

Max Scherzer gave up five runs off nine hits over five innings in the Tigers loss.