Kansas City Drops Chicago 4-2 - Match Report
Chicago dropped a 4-2 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Friday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Luis Mendoza.
The Royals were a +138 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Kansas City got 7 innings from Luis Mendoza, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Salvador Perez in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Sale worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 8.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.