Kansas City Toronto Game Ends in 9-6 Royals Victory - Recap
Toronto got a 2-HR day from J.P. Arencibia on Thursday at Rogers Centre but Kansas City still managed to defeat Toronto 9-6 in baseball action.
Kansas City won as a +127 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 5 innings from Luke Hochevar, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Eric Hosmer in the win.
Toronto got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Henderson Alvarez in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Colby Rasmus had 2 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 16 hits, while Toronto only had 9.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Broxton who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Kansas City heads into a battle against Detroit. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.