Justin Verlander Earns Win in Detroit vs Kansas City Game

Justin Verlander Earns Win in Detroit vs Kansas City Game

Detroit got 6 2/3 innings of work from Justin Verlander en route to a 6-3 victory over Kansas City on Friday at Comerica Park.

Detroit won as a -162 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 0, and allowing 9 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Torii Hunter in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.

Kansas City outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.

Joaquin Benoit pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.