James Shields vs Ubaldo Jimenez Tilt Ends in Cleveland 6-4 Win
|James Shields vs Ubaldo Jimenez Tilt Ends in Cleveland 6-4 Win|
Cleveland moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 6-4 win against the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field.
Cleveland won as a -102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cleveland got 4 innings from Ubaldo Jimenez, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Rich Hill earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Asdrubal Cabrera in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher James Shields worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 10.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Cleveland heads into a battle against Minnesota. Kansas City, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.