Kansas City vs Cleveland Final: 2-1 - Recap
|Kansas City vs Cleveland Final: 2-1 - Recap|
Kansas City got 7 1/3 innings of work from Bruce Chen en route to a 2-1 victory over Cleveland on Sunday at Progressive Field.
Kansas City won as a +153 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 7 1/3 innings from Bruce Chen, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Jeff Francoeur in the win.
Cleveland got a 6-inning outing from Justin Masterson in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Ezequiel Carrera had 1 hit in the loss for the Indians.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 12-5 in the game.
Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Oakland.