Houston Downed 7-3 By Kansas City - Paul Clemens Takes Loss

Houston Downed 7-3 By Kansas City - Paul Clemens Takes Loss

Houston dropped a 7-3 decision at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Bruce Chen.

Kansas City was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Kansas City got 5 innings from Wade Davis, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. Bruce Chen earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Alcides Escobar in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jimmy Paredes in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 13 hits, while Houston only had 10.