Minnesota Pittsburgh Game Ends in 2-1 Twins Victory - Recap
Minnesota moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +118 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Jared Burton earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Josh Willingham in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Erik Bedard worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Josh Harrison in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 7-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Glen Perkins who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.