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St. Louis Kansas City Game Ends in 3-0 Royals Victory - Recap

Kansas City got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 3-0 victory over St. Louis on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals were a +113 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Jeff Francis earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Melky Cabrera in the win.

St. Louis' starting pitcher Chris Carpenter worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jon Jay in a losing cause.

Kansas City outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.

The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.