Kansas City Oakland Game Ends in 7-4 Royals Victory - Recap
Kansas City got 6 innings of work from Danny Duffy en route to a 7-4 victory over Oakland on Tuesday at Overstock.com Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as +147 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Kansas City got 6 innings from Danny Duffy, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Billy Butler in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Trevor Cahill worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Hideki Matsui in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 10 hits, while Oakland only had 7.
The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.