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Kansas City Drops Cleveland 8-3 - Match Report

Kansas City got 6 innings of work from Luke Hochevar en route to an 8-3 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as -118 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.

Kansas City got 6 innings from Luke Hochevar, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Alcides Escobar in the win.

Cleveland's starting pitcher Derek Lowe worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Asdrubal Cabrera in a losing cause.

Kansas City outhit their counterparts 14-8 in the game.