Chicago Downed 6-1 By Kansas City - Chris Sale Takes Loss
James Shields struck out 10 batters as Kansas City defeated Chicago 6-1 in baseball wagering action Friday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Kansas City won as a -109 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 7 innings from James Shields, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Emilio Bonifacio in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Sale worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-4 advantage in hits.