Kansas City vs Texas Game Final 12-7 - Blake Wood Earns Win
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 14 as Texas was handed a 12-7 defeat against Kansas City on Friday at Rangers Ballpark.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as +180 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Blake Wood earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Eric Hosmer in the win.
Texas got a 6-inning outing from Colby Lewis in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Young had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 16 hits, while Texas only had 12.