James Shields vs Miguel Gonzalez Battle Sees Baltimore Fall 9-3
Omar Infante drove in 6 runs as his Royals defeated Baltimore 9-3 at Camden Yards.
The Royals were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
James Shields earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Omar Infante in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jemile Weeks in a losing cause.
Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-5 advantage in hits.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Baltimore, they head home to face Pittsburgh.