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Carl Pavano vs Tyler Chatwood Battle Sees Los Angeles Fall 13-5

Los Angeles dropped a 13-5 decision at Angel Stadium on Friday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Carl Pavano.

Minnesota was an underdog by +157 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Carl Pavano earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jason Kubel in the win.

Los Angeles got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Tyler Chatwood in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 5 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Erick Aybar had 2 hits in the loss for the Angels.

Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-8 advantage in hits.