Kansas City vs Chicago Game Final 2-1 - Jeremy Guthrie Earns Win
Kansas City grabbed a 2-1 win over Chicago on Wednesday, as Jeremy Guthrie was credited with a win at U.S. Cellular Field.
Kansas City won as a +155 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 8 innings from Jeremy Guthrie, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Salvador Perez in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jose Quintana worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alejandro De Aza in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 7 hits, while Kansas City only had 5.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Oakland.