Tampa Bay Falls 4-2 Against Kansas City - Game Recap
Kansas City moneyline bettors cashed on Monday courtesy of a 4-2 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium.
The Royals were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jason Vargas earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Alcides Escobar in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Matt Moore worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Evan Longoria in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 8 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 6.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.