Detroit Falls 1-0 to Kansas City - Recap
Kansas City didn’t allow Detroit to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 1-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Saturday.
The Royals were a +116 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Kansas City got 6 2/3 innings from Ervin Santana, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Eric Hosmer in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Doug Fister worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Victor Martinez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 8 hits, while Detroit only had 7.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.