Kansas City vs Cleveland Game Final 6-3 - Bruce Chen Earns Win
|Kansas City vs Cleveland Game Final 6-3 - Bruce Chen Earns Win|
Cleveland dropped a 6-3 decision at Progressive Field on Wednesday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Bruce Chen.
Kansas City was an underdog by +102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Bruce Chen earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Alex Gordon in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Jeanmar Gomez worked 5 innings, giving up 10 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Brantley in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 13-10 in the game.
Jonathan Broxton pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Oakland looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Minnesota.