Seattle Downed 7-6 By Kansas City - Chance Ruffin Takes Loss
Kansas City needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Seattle for a 7-6 final at Kauffman Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as -166 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Kansas City got 6 innings from Jeremy Guthrie, who gave up 5 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 1. Louis Coleman earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Joe Saunders worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kyle Seager in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 19-11 in the game.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Seattle, they head home to face Tampa Bay.