Bruce Chen Earns Win in Minnesota vs Kansas City Game
Kansas City moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 3-1 win against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as -133 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Kansas City got 5 2/3 innings from Bruce Chen, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Alex Gordon in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Samuel Deduno worked 3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Greg Holland who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track at Texas.