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Kansas City Tops Minnesota 6-1 - Recap

Kansas City got a 6-1 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday, with James Shields earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.

Kansas City was favored by -164 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Kansas City got 7 1/3 innings from James Shields, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Kevin Correia worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 13 hits, while Minnesota only had 4.