Kansas City Falls 5-1 Against Boston - Game Recap

Kansas City dropped a 5-1 decision at Fenway Park on Monday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka.

The Red Sox were a -111 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Boston got 7 innings from Daisuke Matsuzaka, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Cody Ross in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 8 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.

Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.

Boston heads into a battle against Los Angeles. Kansas City, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.