Ryan Dempster Tagged With Loss in Red Sox-Royals Match
Boston dropped a 4-2 decision at Fenway Park on Sunday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Ervin Santana.
Kansas City won as a +145 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 7 innings from Ervin Santana, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Salvador Perez in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Ryan Dempster worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 3 hits from David Ortiz in a losing cause.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.