Minnesota vs Kansas City Wrap - Kansas City Wins 7-3
|Minnesota vs Kansas City Wrap - Kansas City Wins 7-3|
Minnesota dropped a 7-3 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Tim Collins.
Kansas City won as a -143 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 5 innings from Wade Davis, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. Tim Collins earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Lorenzo Cain in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Morneau in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 11 hits, while Minnesota only had 5.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.