Cleveland vs Kansas City Game Final 6-3 - Justin Masterson Earns Win
|Cleveland vs Kansas City Game Final 6-3 - Justin Masterson Earns Win|
Michael Brantley swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Indians defeated Kansas City 6-3 at Progressive Field.
Cleveland was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Justin Masterson earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 9 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Michael Brantley in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luis Mendoza worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Eric Hosmer in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 12 hits, while Cleveland only had 7.
Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.