Kansas City Falls 5-3 Against Cleveland - Game Recap
Cleveland grabbed a 5-3 win over Kansas City on Wednesday, as Bryan Shaw was credited with a win at Progressive Field.
The Indians were a -128 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Cleveland got 6 1/3 innings from Justin Masterson, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. Bryan Shaw earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Michael Bourn in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Jason Vargas worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jarrod Dyson in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 11 hits, while Kansas City only had 10.
The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.