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Kansas City Falls 8-7 Against Cleveland - Game Recap

Cleveland got an 8-7 victory over Kansas City on Saturday, with Joe Smith earning the victory and helping Indians moneyline bettors cash out.

Cleveland won as a -143 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Cleveland got 6 1/3 innings from Fausto Carmona, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Joe Smith earned the victory, while the Indians got 4 RBIs from Asdrubal Cabrera in the win.

Kansas City got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Danny Duffy in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Gordon had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.

The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 11.

Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.