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Recap - Kansas City Defeats Tampa Bay 9-8

Kansas City got innings of work from en route to a 9-8 victory over Tampa Bay on Wednesday at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.

earned the victory for the Royals, throwing innings of work, striking out , walking , and allowing hits and earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Hunter Dozier in the win.

Tampa Bay got a 5.2-inning outing from Michael Wacha in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Joey Wendle had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.

Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-10 advantage in hits.

Kansas City heads into a battle against Detroit. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.