Kansas City Falls 5-2 Against Chicago - Game Recap
Kansas City dropped a 5-2 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jake Peavy.
Chicago won as a -145 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 6 innings from Jake Peavy, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 2 RBIs from Dayan Viciedo in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 8 hits, while Kansas City only had 5.
Addison Reed pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.