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Kansas City Tops Tampa Bay 5-3 - Recap

Kansas City moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

Kansas City was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Kansas City got 6 innings from Wade Davis, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.

Tampa Bay got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Fausto Carmona in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Matthew Joyce had 1 hit in the loss for the Rays.

Kansas City outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.

Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

Next game, Kansas City takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Boston.