Game Wrap - Kansas City 8-3 Victors Over Tigers
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Detroit was handed an 8-3 defeat against Kansas City on Thursday at Comerica Park.
Kansas City was an underdog by +161 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Tim Collins earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Justin Verlander worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Torii Hunter in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 14 hits, while Detroit only had 5.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Cleveland. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.