Kansas City vs Minnesota Final: 7-4 - Recap
|Kansas City vs Minnesota Final: 7-4 - Recap|
Kansas City moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 7-4 win against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Kansas City got 6 2/3 innings from Jeremy Guthrie, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Alcides Escobar in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 2 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Eduardo Escobar in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 13-8 in the game.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.