Tim Collins Earns Win in Kansas City vs Los Angeles Game
Howie Kendrick swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs but it wasn't enough as Royals defeated Los Angeles 12-9 at Kauffman Stadium.
The Royals were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 10.5.
Kansas City got 5 innings from Bruce Chen, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. Tim Collins earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Matt Treanor in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Scott Kazmir worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 5 hits from Bobby Abreu in a losing cause.
Los Angeles outhit their counterparts 19-14 in the game.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.