Oakland Falls 7-4 to Kansas City - Recap
|Oakland Falls 7-4 to Kansas City - Recap|
Kansas City got a 7-4 victory over Oakland on Tuesday, with Danny Duffy earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.
The Royals were a +172 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Kansas City got 6 1/3 innings from Danny Duffy, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez worked 5 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jemile Weeks in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 12 hits, while Oakland only had 7.
The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.