Kansas City Falls 7-1 to Boston - Recap
Boston moneyline bettors cashed on Friday courtesy of a 7-1 win against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
Boston won as a -121 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Andrew Miller earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jarrod Saltalamacchia in the win.
Kansas City got a 5-inning outing from Jeff Francis in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Billy Butler had 1 hit in the loss for the Royals.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-4 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Alfredo Aceves who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.