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Kansas City Drops Minnesota 4-3 - Match Report

Kansas City got a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Friday, with Luis Mendoza earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.

Kansas City won as a +116 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Luis Mendoza earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Yuniesky Betancourt in the win.

Minnesota got a 4-inning outing from Brian Duensing in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Ben Revere had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 11 hits, while Minnesota only had 7.

The game was closed out by Jonathan Broxton who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.