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Kansas City vs Cleveland Final: 6-2 - Recap

Kansas City vs Cleveland Final: 6-2 - Recap

Kansas City got 8 innings of work from James Shields en route to a 6-2 victory over Cleveland on Wednesday at Progressive Field.

Kansas City won as a -115 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

James Shields earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Alex Gordon in the win.

Cleveland's starting pitcher Scott Kazmir worked 4 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.

Kansas City outhit their counterparts 11-4 in the game.

Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Next game, Kansas City takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face Chicago.