Minnesota Falls 6-4 Against Kansas City - Game Recap
Minnesota dropped a 6-4 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Tim Collins.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as -147 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Kansas City got 5 innings from Luis Mendoza, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. Tim Collins earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Tony Abreu in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Esmerling Vasquez worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Joe Mauer in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Greg Holland who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Texas looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Chicago.