Minnesota Downed 4-0 By Kansas City - Carl Pavano Takes Loss
Kansas City's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Minnesota scoreless in a 4-0 victory on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City was favored by -134 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Kansas City got 8 innings from Bruce Chen, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Carl Pavano worked 7 innings, giving up 11 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Ben Revere in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 12 hits, while Minnesota only had 3.