Game Wrap - Kansas City 5-2 Victors Over White Sox
Chicago dropped a 5-2 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Bruce Chen.
Kansas City won as a +185 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Bruce Chen earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Billy Butler in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jake Peavy worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Rios in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.