Liam Hendriks vs Luke Hochevar Battle Sees Minnesota Fall 7-3
Kansas City got a 7-3 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday, with Luke Hochevar earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.
Kansas City won as a -157 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 6 innings from Luke Hochevar, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Mike Moustakas in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Liam Hendriks worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Cuddyer in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 14 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.
Greg Holland pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.