Detroit Tops Kansas City 16-2 - Recap
It wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and Detroit made sure they came out on the winning end on Friday, grabbing a 16-2 victory over Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium.
Detroit was favored by -111 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Anibal Sanchez earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Omar Infante in the win.
Kansas City got a 3 2/3-inning outing from James Shields in the loss. He gave up 10 earned runs, 2 walks and 14 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Gordon had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 26-10 in the game.