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J.A. Happ vs Luis Mendoza Battle Sees Kansas City Fall 8-4

Toronto got an 8-4 victory over Kansas City on Friday, with J.A. Happ earning the victory and helping Blue Jays moneyline bettors cash out.

Toronto was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

J.A. Happ earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jose Reyes in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Luis Mendoza worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 8 hits, while Kansas City only had 5.

Aaron Loup pitched the final 3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.