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Game Wrap - Tampa Bay 2-1 Victors Over Royals

Kansas City dropped a 2-1 decision at Tropicana Field on Monday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kyle Farnsworth.

The Rays were a -155 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Tampa Bay got 7 1/3 innings from Jeremy Hellickson, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 7. Kyle Farnsworth earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Casey Kotchman in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Melky Cabrera in a losing cause.