Baltimore vs Kansas City Wrap - Baltimore Wins 5-3
Baltimore moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
The Orioles were a +112 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Baltimore got 6 innings from Brian Matusz, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Orioles got 2 RBIs from J.J. Hardy in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
Jim Johnson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Baltimore looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Washington. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track vs Arizona.