Chicago Downed 5-1 By Kansas City - Zach Stewart Takes Loss
Kansas City grabbed a 5-1 win over Chicago on Friday, as Bruce Chen was credited with a win at U.S. Cellular Field.
Kansas City was an underdog by +124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Kansas City got 6 innings from Bruce Chen, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Melky Cabrera in the win.
Chicago got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Zach Stewart in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Juan Pierre had 1 hit in the loss for the White Sox.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 11-3 in the game.
The game was closed out by Greg Holland who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.