Kansas City vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 4-3
Boston got 8 innings of work from Clay Buchholz en route to a 4-3 victory over Kansas City on Saturday at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox were a -139 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Clay Buchholz earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Daniel Nava in the win.
Kansas City got a 6-inning outing from James Shields in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 3 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Lorenzo Cain had 4 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 10 hits, while Boston only had 7.
The game was closed out by Andrew Bailey who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.