Hochevar tosses gem; Royals beat Reds

Hochevar tosses gem; Royals beat Reds

Luke Hochevar tossed a complete-game three-hitter to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds Friday night in the opener of a three-game set at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City won the game as -115 favorites, while the team's played UNDER the posted over/under (9).

Alberto Collaspo cracked a two-run homer to lead the Royals at the plate.

Jonny Gomes homered in a losing effort for the Reds. Matt Maloney suffered the loss, giving up six hits and four runs.