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Kansas City vs Colorado Final: 5-1 - Recap

Colorado dropped a 5-1 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher James Shields.

Kansas City won as a -149 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

James Shields earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Lorenzo Cain in the win.

Colorado got a 5-inning outing from Franklin Morales in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Nolan Arenado had 2 hits in the loss for the Rockies.

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