Kansas City vs Minnesota Recap - Royals Over Twins 9-1
Kansas City got a 9-1 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday, with Will Smith earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as +118 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Will Smith earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 3, and allowing 7 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Lorenzo Cain in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Diamond worked 6 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Ben Revere in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 16 hits, while Minnesota only had 11.