Kansas City Baltimore Game Ends in 8-2 Royals Victory - Recap
|Kansas City Baltimore Game Ends in 8-2 Royals Victory - Recap|
Kansas City got 7 innings of work from Will Smith en route to an 8-2 victory over Baltimore on Thursday at Camden Yards.
Kansas City was an underdog by +171 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Will Smith earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Billy Butler in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Wieters in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 13 hits, while Baltimore only had 6.