Recap - Kansas City Defeats Baltimore 9-4

Recap - Kansas City Defeats Baltimore 9-4

Kansas City got a 9-4 victory over Baltimore on Thursday, with Blake Wood earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.

Kansas City won as a -132 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Kansas City got 5 innings from Jeff Francis, who gave up 4 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 3. Blake Wood earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Yamaico Navarro in the win.

Baltimore's starting pitcher Zach Britton worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nick Markakis in a losing cause.

Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 17-13 advantage in hits.

Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Baltimore, they head home to face Toronto.