Anibal Sanchez vs Bruce Chen Battle Sees Detroit Fall 1-0
|Anibal Sanchez vs Bruce Chen Battle Sees Detroit Fall 1-0|
Bruce Chen led Kansas City to a shutout performance against Detroit 1-0 on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.
The Royals were a +117 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Kansas City got 8 innings from Bruce Chen, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Eric Hosmer in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Austin Jackson in a losing cause.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-6 advantage in hits.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.