Aaron Crow Earns Win in Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Game
Kansas City got $Innings innings of work from Aaron Crow en route to a 7-3 victory over Oakland on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as -111 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.
Kansas City got 6 innings from James Shields, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Aaron Crow earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Billy Butler in the win.
Oakland got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Stephen Vogt had 3 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 12-11 in the game.
The game was closed out by Greg Holland who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Oakland, they head on the road to face Atlanta.