Recap - Toronto Defeats Kansas City 9-8
|Recap - Toronto Defeats Kansas City 9-8|
Toronto grabbed a 9-8 win over Kansas City on Wednesday, as Carlos Villanueva was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jays were rewarded as +107 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Carlos Villanueva earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Adam Lind in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Danny Duffy worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jeff Francoeur in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 10.
Casey Janssen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.