Game Wrap - Kansas City 7-5 Victors Over White Sox

Kansas City got 5 2/3 innings of work from Jeremy Guthrie en route to a 7-5 victory over Chicago on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals were a -153 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Jeremy Guthrie earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 4, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Erik Johnson worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Tyler Flowers in a losing cause.

Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-9 advantage in hits.

Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.