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Detroit Tops Kansas City 6-5 - Recap

Detroit grabbed a 6-5 win over Kansas City on Wednesday, as Tarik Skubal was credited with a win at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.

Detroit was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.

Tarik Skubal earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Willi Castro in the win.

Kansas City got a 3-inning outing from Carlos Hernandez in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Whit Merrifield had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 10.

The game was closed out by Michael Fulmer who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 3 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.

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