Recap - Boston Defeats Kansas City 6-1
|Recap - Boston Defeats Kansas City 6-1|
Boston grabbed a 6-1 win over Kansas City on Sunday, as Jon Lester was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.
The Red Sox were a -200 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Boston got 6 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Darnell McDonald in the win.
Kansas City got a 6-inning outing from Danny Duffy in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Johnny Giavotella had 1 hit in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 10 hits, while Kansas City only had 3.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.