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James Shields vs Scott Kazmir Battle Sees Oakland Fall 4-2

Oakland got a 2-HR day from Josh Reddick on Sunday at O.co Coliseum but Kansas City still managed to defeat Oakland 4-2 in baseball action.

Kansas City won as a +152 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7 were rewarded at the payout window.

James Shields earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Omar Infante in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Scott Kazmir worked 6 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Reddick in a losing cause.

Kansas City outhit their counterparts 14-4 in the game.

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

Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Arizona. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Tampa Bay.