Minnesota Downed 10-5 By Kansas City - Francisco Liriano Takes Loss

Minnesota Downed 10-5 By Kansas City - Francisco Liriano Takes Loss

Kansas City grabbed a 10-5 win over Minnesota on Wednesday, as Kyle Davies was credited with a win at Target Field.

The Royals were a +163 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Kyle Davies earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 10 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Mike Aviles in the win.

Minnesota got a 5-inning outing from Francisco Liriano in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Denard Span had 4 hits in the loss for the Twins.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 14 hits, while Minnesota only had 12.

Jeremy Jeffress pitched the final 2 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.