Kansas City Downed 4-1 By Detroit - Jeremy Guthrie Takes Loss
Detroit moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 4-1 win against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -168 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Anibal Sanchez earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Prince Fielder in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie worked 7 innings, giving up 13 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chris Getz in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 7.
The game was closed out by Joaquin Benoit who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.