Kansas City vs Chicago Final: 2-1 - Recap
|Kansas City vs Chicago Final: 2-1 - Recap|
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Chicago was handed a 2-1 defeat against Kansas City on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Kansas City won as a +105 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kelvin Herrera earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Mike Moustakas in the win.
Chicago got a 4-inning outing from Hector Santiago in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 3 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Paul Konerko had 2 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 8.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.