Bruce Chen Tagged With Loss in Twins-Royals Match
Kansas City dropped a 10-1 decision at Target Field on Friday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kyle Gibson.
The Twins were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Kyle Gibson earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 4, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Chris Colabello in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Moustakas in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 11 hits, while Kansas City only had 5.