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Royals outgun Red Sox

Mike Jacobs smashed a three-run homer, as the Kansas City Royals upset the Boston Red Sox 12-9 on Monday night.

Kansas City cashed as +160 home underdogs, while the teams played OVER the 9.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Billy Butler and Alex Gordon were both 2-for-4 with two runs batted in for the Royals, as Yasuhiko Yabuta picked up the win in relief of starter Lenny DiNardo for Kansas City.

Jason Bay went 2-for-5 with a three-run jack for Boston, while Daniel Bard was hit with the loss after coming into the game following Red Sox starter Tim Wakefield.