Recap - Kansas City Defeats Texas 3-1
|Recap - Kansas City Defeats Texas 3-1|
Kansas City got a 3-1 victory over Texas on Monday, with Bruce Chen earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.
Kansas City was an underdog by +164 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Kansas City got 6 2/3 innings from Bruce Chen, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Alcides Escobar in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Scott Feldman worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 7 hits, while Kansas City only had 6.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Broxton who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.