Boston vs Kansas City Recap - Red Sox Over Royals 11-5
Will Middlebrooks swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 5 runs as his Red Sox defeated Kansas City 11-5 at Kauffman Stadium.
Boston won as a -118 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Felix Doubront earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 3, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Will Middlebrooks in the win.
Kansas City got a 3-inning outing from Jonathan Sanchez in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Jarrod Dyson had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 16-10 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Vicente Padilla who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 3 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.