Athletics get past Royals

Jack Cust homered and had three RBI Sunday, as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-6.

The Athletics were a -105 favorite in the game and the 15 runs scored went OVER the posted over/under total (9.5).

Adam Rosales hit a two-run home run for Oakland and Kevin Kouzmanoff added a solo shot in the win.

Chris Getz and Scott Podsednik each drove in two runs for Kansas City and Brian Bannister allowed five runs on six hits in 6 1-3 innings.