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Justin Verlander Tagged With Loss in Royals-Tigers Match

Kansas City got $Innings innings of work from Yordano Ventura en route to a 5-2 victory over Detroit on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

Kansas City got 5 1/3 innings from Bruce Chen, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Yordano Ventura earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Omar Infante in the win.

Detroit got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while J.D. Martinez had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.

Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.

Greg Holland pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Cleveland.