Boston vs Kansas City Wrap - Boston Wins 5-3
|Boston vs Kansas City Wrap - Boston Wins 5-3|
Kansas City dropped a 5-3 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brandon Workman.
Boston won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 4 innings from Felix Doubront, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Brandon Workman earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie worked 6 innings, giving up 10 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 12 hits, while Kansas City only had 10.
The game was closed out by Koji Uehara who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.