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Corey Kluber vs Bruce Chen Tilt Ends in Kansas City 7-6 Win

Corey Kluber vs Bruce Chen Tilt Ends in Kansas City 7-6 Win

The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 11 as Cleveland was handed a 7-6 defeat against Kansas City on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals were a -139 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Kansas City got 2 2/3 innings from Bruce Chen, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 0. Aaron Crow earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Eric Hosmer in the win.

Cleveland's starting pitcher Corey Kluber worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Shin-Soo Choo in a losing cause.

Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-11 advantage in hits.

Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Texas looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face Detroit.