Cleveland Falls 4-2 to Kansas City - Recap
Kansas City grabbed a 4-2 win over Cleveland on Thursday, as Luis Mendoza was credited with a win at Progressive Field.
Kansas City won as a +150 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 5 innings from Luis Mendoza, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Jeff Francoeur in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Josh Tomlin worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 10 hits, while Cleveland only had 6.
Jonathan Broxton pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.