New York Tops Kansas City 7-4 - Recap
New York got a 7-4 victory over Kansas City on Monday, with A.J. Burnett earning the victory and helping Yankees moneyline bettors cash out.
The Yankees were a -152 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
A.J. Burnett earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 10 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Derek Jeter in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Felipe Paulino worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Johnny Giavotella in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 13-12 in the game.
The game was closed out by Mariano Rivera who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.