Kansas City Downed 2-1 By Chicago - Luis Mendoza Takes Loss
Chicago grabbed a 2-1 win over Kansas City on Sunday, as Chris Sale was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.
Chicago was favored by -166 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Chicago got 8 innings from Chris Sale, who gave up 1 earned run on 10 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 1 RBI from Adam Dunn in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luis Mendoza worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 11 hits, while Chicago only had 7.
Addison Reed pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head home to face Seattle.