Justin Verlander vs Jeremy Guthrie Tilt Ends in Kansas City 6-5 Win
|Justin Verlander vs Jeremy Guthrie Tilt Ends in Kansas City 6-5 Win|
Detroit dropped a 6-5 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jeremy Guthrie.
The Royals were a +175 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Kansas City got 6 innings from Jeremy Guthrie, who gave up 5 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Salvador Perez in the win.
Detroit got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 4 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Victor Martinez had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 9.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.