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Kansas City Tops Minnesota 4-1 - Recap

Kansas City moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 4-1 win against the Minnesota Twins at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals were a +170 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Glenn Sparkman earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from C.J. Cron in a losing cause.

Kansas City enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-5 advantage in hits.

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