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Yu Darvish vs Bruce Chen Battle Sees Kansas City Fall 8-4

Texas got 7 innings of work from Yu Darvish en route to an 8-4 victory over Kansas City on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -156 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.

Texas got 7 innings from Yu Darvish, who gave up 3 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Geovany Soto in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Tony Abreu in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 9 hits, while Kansas City only had 8.