New York vs Kansas City Final: 4-2 - Recap
Kansas City dropped a 4-2 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as +107 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
New York got 7 2/3 innings from Hiroki Kuroda, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Robinson Cano in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.