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Kansas City Tops Tampa Bay 5-3 - Recap

  • Kansas City moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
  • Kansas City was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
  • Kansas City got 6 innings from Wade Davis, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.
  • Tampa Bay got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Fausto Carmona in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Matthew Joyce had 1 hit in the loss for the Rays.
  • Kansas City outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.
  • Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
  • Next game, Kansas City takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Boston.