Chicago vs Kansas City Recap - Royals Over Cubs 3-2
Kansas City got 1 inning of work from Greg Holland en route to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as -115 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Kansas City got 7 innings from Danny Duffy, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 2. Greg Holland earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Eric Hosmer in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Reed Johnson in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.