Jesse Crain Tagged With Loss in Royals-White Sox Match
Kansas City got a 7-6 victory over Chicago on Sunday, with Luke Hochevar earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.
The Royals were a -180 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Kansas City got 5 innings from James Shields, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Luke Hochevar earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.
Chicago got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Dylan Axelrod in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Alexei Ramirez had 2 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 12-11 in the game.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Atlanta. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.