Kansas City vs Chicago Wrap - Kansas City Wins 5-3
Chicago dropped a 5-3 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Felipe Paulino.
Kansas City was an underdog by +132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Kansas City got 6 innings from Felipe Paulino, who gave up 3 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Matt Treanor in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jake Peavy worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Paul Konerko in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 9.
The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.