Randy Wells Tagged With Loss in Royals-Cubs Match
Chicago dropped a 6-3 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Luke Hochevar.
Kansas City was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Kansas City got 5 2/3 innings from Luke Hochevar, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Eric Hosmer in the win.
Chicago got a 6-inning outing from Randy Wells in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Geovany Soto had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 13 hits, while Chicago only had 8.
The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Kansas City heads into a battle against San Diego. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.