Kansas City vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 3-2
New York moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 3-2 win against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees were a -165 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Philip Hughes earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Derek Jeter in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jeff Francoeur in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 7 hits, while New York only had 6.
The game was closed out by Rafael Soriano who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.