Chicago Falls 7-5 to Kansas City - Recap
|Chicago Falls 7-5 to Kansas City - Recap|
Lorenzo Cain swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Royals defeated Chicago 7-5 at U.S. Cellular Field.
Kansas City won as a +134 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kelvin Herrera earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Lorenzo Cain in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Francisco Liriano in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Alejandro De Aza had 2 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 12 hits, while Kansas City only had 11.
The game was closed out by Greg Holland who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.