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James Shields Tagged With Loss in Royals-Tigers Match

Kansas City dropped a 5-1 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Rick Porcello.

Detroit won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got 7 innings from Rick Porcello, who gave up 1 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Rick Porcello earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Alex Avila in the win.

Kansas City got a 7-inning outing from James Shields in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Omar Infante had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 11 hits, while Kansas City only had 6.