Cleveland Tops Kansas City 5-4 - Recap
Cleveland moneyline bettors cashed on Friday courtesy of a 5-4 win against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
Cleveland was favored by -118 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Justin Masterson earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Asdrubal Cabrera in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alcides Escobar in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.