Rick Porcello Earns Win in Kansas City vs Detroit Game
Kansas City dropped a 6-3 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Monday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Rick Porcello.
Detroit was favored by -122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Detroit got 5 innings from Rick Porcello, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Gerald Laird in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 14 hits, while Kansas City only had 9.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.