Royals rally past Rays

Royals rally past Rays

The Kansas City Royals scored twice in the ninth inning to pull out a 3-2 victory over the highly favored Tampa Bay Rays Friday night at Tropicana Field.

Kansas City won the game as +230 underdogs, while the five runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9.5) set by sportsbooks.

Josh Rupe tossed an inning of relief and earned the win, while Joakim Soria closed out the ninth for his sixth save.

Randy Choate gave up the winning run in relief of starter Jeff Niemann in taking the loss for the Rays.