Detroit Kansas City Game Ends in 2-1 Royals Victory - Recap

Detroit Kansas City Game Ends in 2-1 Royals Victory - Recap

Kansas City got 7 1/3 innings of work from Jeremy Guthrie en route to a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals were a +111 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Jeremy Guthrie earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 10 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Alex Gordon in the win.

Detroit got a 5-inning outing from Rick Porcello in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Prince Fielder had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 12 hits, while Kansas City only had 9.

Kelvin Herrera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Chicago.