Kansas City Downed 3-2 By Detroit - Jeremy Guthrie Takes Loss
Alex Avila swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Tigers defeated Kansas City 3-2 at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -188 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Drew Smyly earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Alex Avila in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie worked 8 innings, giving up 13 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 13-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Joaquin Benoit who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Detroit looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.