Kansas City Falls 9-6 Against Cleveland - Game Recap
Shelley Duncan swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 5 runs as his Indians defeated Kansas City 9-6 at Kauffman Stadium.
Cleveland won as a +127 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cleveland got 5 1/3 innings from Jeanmar Gomez, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 5 RBIs from Shelley Duncan in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeff Francis worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
Cleveland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-12 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Chris Perez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Detroit. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track at Oakland.