Felipe Paulino vs Justin Masterson Battle Sees Kansas City Fall 5-2
|Felipe Paulino vs Justin Masterson Battle Sees Kansas City Fall 5-2|
Kansas City dropped a 5-2 decision at Progressive Field on Saturday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Tony Sipp.
Cleveland was favored by -153 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tony Sipp earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Matt LaPorta in the win.
Kansas City got a 6-inning outing from Felipe Paulino in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Melky Cabrera had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 10 hits, while Cleveland only had 7.