Kansas City vs Minnesota Wrap - Kansas City Wins 7-2
Kansas City used a 2-HR day from Mike Moustakas on Tuesday at Target Field as the Royals defeated Minnesota 7-2 in baseball action.
Kansas City won as a -126 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ervin Santana earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Mike Moustakas in the win.
Minnesota got a 4-inning outing from Mike Pelfrey in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Joe Mauer had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 12 hits, while Minnesota only had 5.