Athletics dump Royals

Rajai Davis went 2-for-4 with two runs batted in, as the Oakland Athletics took down the Kansas City Royals 8-5 on Monday night.

Oakland cashed as -130 home favorites, while the game played OVER the 9-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Ryan Sweeney also knocked in two runs for the Athletics, as Craig Breslow picked up the win in relief of starter Gio Gonzalez.

Alberto Callaspo was 2-for-4 with three RBIs for Kansas City, while Luke Hochevar gave up six earned runs over 5 1-3 innings to take the loss for the Royals.