Kansas City vs Boston Game Final 3-1 - Louis Coleman Earns Win
|Kansas City vs Boston Game Final 3-1 - Louis Coleman Earns Win|
Kansas City needed extra innings to claim victory on Monday, scoring late against Boston for a 3-1 final at Fenway Park.
The Royals were a +258 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Louis Coleman earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Billy Butler in the win.
Boston got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Jon Lester in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Reddick had 3 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 12.
Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.