Recap - Baltimore Defeats Kansas City 2-1
|Recap - Baltimore Defeats Kansas City 2-1|
Baltimore got 5 1/3 innings of work from Wei-Yin Chen en route to a 2-1 victory over Kansas City on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium.
Baltimore was an underdog by +123 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Baltimore got 5 1/3 innings from Wei-Yin Chen, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Orioles got 2 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.
Kansas City got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Yordano Ventura in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Gordon had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 10 hits, while Kansas City only had 7.
The game was closed out by Zach Britton who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.