Detroit vs Kansas City Recap - Tigers Over Royals 3-1

Detroit vs Kansas City Recap - Tigers Over Royals 3-1

Detroit grabbed a 3-1 win over Kansas City on Tuesday, as Octavio Dotel was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.

Detroit won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got 6 innings from Drew Smyly, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Octavio Dotel earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBI from Miguel Cabrera in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.

Detroit 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 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.