Detroit Drops Kansas City 4-3 - Match Report
Detroit moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 4-3 win against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
The Tigers were a -182 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Detroit got 7 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.
Kansas City got a 5-inning outing from Danny Duffy in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Jeff Francoeur had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 9 hits, while Kansas City only had 5.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.