Kansas City vs Baltimore Final: 6-2 - Recap
|Kansas City vs Baltimore Final: 6-2 - Recap|
Kansas City grabbed a 6-2 win over Baltimore on Wednesday, as Luke Hochevar was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City was favored by -114 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Luke Hochevar earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Billy Butler in the win.
Baltimore got a 7-inning outing from Jeremy Guthrie in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Adam Jones had 1 hit in the loss for the Orioles.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-4 advantage in hits.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.