Detroit vs Kansas City Final: 2-1 - Recap
Detroit moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park.
Detroit was favored by -156 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.
Anibal Sanchez earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from J.D. Martinez in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Danny Duffy worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-4 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by J Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Detroit heads into a battle against Cleveland. Kansas City, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.