Recap - Kansas City Defeats Detroit 2-1

Kansas City got a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Wednesday, with Jeremy Guthrie earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.

Kansas City won as a +123 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jeremy Guthrie earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Drew Smyly worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from J.D. Martinez in a losing cause.

Kansas City outhit their counterparts 9-5 in the game.

The game was closed out by Greg Holland who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.