Kansas City Falls 7-5 Against Cleveland - Game Recap
Cleveland got 6 innings of work from Justin Masterson en route to a 7-5 victory over Kansas City on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.
Cleveland was favored by -108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Justin Masterson earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 5, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jack Hannahan in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jeff Francoeur in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.