Royals set aside Indians

Royals set aside Indians

Yuniesky Betancourt hit a solo shot and drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 9-7 Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals won the game as a -110 pick’em, while the 16 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Bruce Chen scattered 11 hits and four runs over 5 2-3 innings for the win, while Joakim Soria notched his 35th save with a scoreless ninth.

Fausto Carmona surrendered nine hits and seven runs over five innings in the loss.