Kansas City vs Detroit Final: 9-8 - Recap
Kansas City grabbed a 9-8 win over Detroit on Tuesday, as Aaron Crow was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as +168 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Kansas City got 5 innings from Luis Mendoza, who gave up 6 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Aaron Crow earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Mike Moustakas in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Justin Verlander worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Austin Jackson in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 15-10 in the game.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.