Kansas City Royals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 5-4
Los Angeles got a 5-4 victory over Kansas City on Wednesday, with Jamey Wright earning the victory and helping Dodgers moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Dodgers were rewarded as +151 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Jamey Wright earned the victory for the Dodgers, throwing 2 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Andrew Ellis in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher James Shields worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Moustakas in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 10 hits, while Kansas City only had 8.
Brian Wilson pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head home to face Los Angeles.