Kansas City Drops Cleveland 9-0 - Match Report
Cleveland was unable to break through against the Kansas City pitching staff, losing 9-0 on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as -107 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Kansas City got 6 2/3 innings from Jeremy Guthrie, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.
Cleveland got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Justin Masterson in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 4 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Asdrubal Cabrera had 3 hits in the loss for the Indians.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-8 advantage in hits.