Luke Hochevar Tagged With Loss in Royals-White Sox Match
Chicago needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Kansas City for a 4-3 final at Kauffman Stadium.
The White Sox were a +160 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Jose Quintana, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. J Petricka earned the victory, while the White Sox got 1 RBI from Alexei Ramirez in the win.
Kansas City got a 7-inning outing from James Shields in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Emilio Bonifacio had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while Kansas City only had 6.
Addison Reed pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Texas looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head home to face Washington.