Bruce Chen Earns Win in Kansas City vs Chicago Game
Chicago dropped a 9-4 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Bruce Chen.
Kansas City won as a +128 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Bruce Chen earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Mike Moustakas in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jake Peavy worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam Dunn in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 15-8 in the game.