Kansas City Tops St. Louis 3-2 - Recap
St. Louis dropped a 3-2 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Yordano Ventura.
Kansas City was an underdog by -104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Kansas City got 6 innings from Yordano Ventura, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 1. Yordano Ventura earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBIs from Eric Hosmer in the win.
St. Louis's starting pitcher Michael Wacha worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jon Jay in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Greg Holland who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Kansas City heads into a battle against New York. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.