Recap - Kansas City Defeats Tampa Bay 7-3
|Recap - Kansas City Defeats Tampa Bay 7-3|
Kansas City grabbed a 7-3 win over Tampa Bay on Wednesday, as Jeremy Guthrie was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City won as a +108 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jeremy Guthrie earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi worked 5 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Desmond Jennings in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 10 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 8.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Cincinnati.