Kansas City vs Chicago Final: 9-1 - Recap
|Kansas City vs Chicago Final: 9-1 - Recap|
Kansas City grabbed a 9-1 win over Chicago on Sunday, as Luis Mendoza was credited with a win at U.S. Cellular Field.
Kansas City won as a +106 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Luis Mendoza earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Johnny Giavotella in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Philip Humber worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eduardo Escobar in a losing cause.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.