Felipe Paulino vs Hiroki Kuroda Tilt Ends in Kansas City 6-0 Win
Kansas City's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding New York scoreless in a 6-0 victory on Monday at Yankee Stadium.
The Royals were a +152 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Felipe Paulino earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Mike Moustakas in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Rodriguez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 12 hits, while New York only had 7.