Oakland vs Kansas City Wrap - Kansas City Wins 2-0
Felipe Paulino led Kansas City to a shutout performance against Oakland 2-0 on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City was favored by -138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Kansas City got 6 innings from Felipe Paulino, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Yuniesky Betancourt in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jemile Weeks in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 8 hits, while Oakland only had 3.
Jonathan Broxton pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.