Jeff Francis Earns Win in Kansas City vs Los Angeles Game
Los Angeles dropped a 7-3 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jeff Francis.
The Royals were a -107 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jeff Francis earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Eric Hosmer in the win.
Los Angeles got a 6-inning outing from Joel Pineiro in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Mark Trumbo had 2 hits in the loss for the Angels.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.