James Shields vs C.C. Sabathia Tilt Ends in Kansas City 3-1 Win

James Shields vs C.C. Sabathia Tilt Ends in Kansas City 3-1 Win

Kansas City grabbed a 3-1 win over New York on Tuesday, as James Shields was credited with a win at Yankee Stadium.

Kansas City was an underdog by +128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

James Shields earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Eric Hosmer in the win.

New York's starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia worked 9 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brett Gardner in a losing cause.

Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Greg Holland who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.