Doug Fister Earns Win in Kansas City vs Detroit Game
Kansas City dropped a 4-1 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Doug Fister.
The Tigers were a -106 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Doug Fister earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Brayan Pena in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher James Shields worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 11 hits, while Kansas City only had 7.
Joaquin Benoit pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Detroit heads into a battle against Chicago. Kansas City, meanwhile, will have their next action against Baltimore.