Lucas Harrell vs Luis Mendoza Tilt Ends in Kansas City 2-0 Win
Houston was unable to break through against the Kansas City pitching staff, losing 2-0 on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City was favored by -164 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Kansas City got 7 innings from Luis Mendoza, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. Aaron Crow earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Alex Gordon in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Lucas Harrell worked 7 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-5 advantage in hits.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Seattle.