James Shields vs J.A. Happ Battle Sees Toronto Fall 5-0
|James Shields vs J.A. Happ Battle Sees Toronto Fall 5-0|
Toronto was unable to break through against the Kansas City pitching staff, losing 5-0 on Sunday at Rogers Centre.
Kansas City was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Kansas City got 7 innings from James Shields, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 3 RBIs from Eric Hosmer in the win.
Toronto got a 4-inning outing from J.A. Happ in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Edwin Encarnacion had 1 hit in the loss for the Blue Jays.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 9 hits, while Toronto only had 3.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Toronto will aim to get back on the winning track at Arizona.