Kansas City vs Chicago Wrap - Kansas City Wins 2-1
|Kansas City vs Chicago Wrap - Kansas City Wins 2-1|
Chicago wasted a 10-effort from Gavin Floyd and fell 2-1 on Sunday against Kansas City at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Royals were a +133 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Kansas City got 7 2/3 innings from Luis Mendoza, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Jarrod Dyson in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Gavin Floyd worked 8 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 6 hits, while Kansas City only had 3.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 4 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Kansas City heads into a battle against Minnesota. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.