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Seattle Falls 6-5 to Kansas City - Recap

Kansas City got 7 innings of work from Luke Hochevar en route to a 6-5 victory over Seattle on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City was favored by -122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Kansas City got 7 innings from Luke Hochevar, who gave up 1 earned run on 1 hit, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Jeff Francoeur in the win.

Seattle's starting pitcher Erik Bedard worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ichiro Suzuki in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 9 hits, while Seattle only had 5.

Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.