Los Angeles vs Minnesota Game Final 4-1 - Joel Pineiro Earns Win
|Los Angeles vs Minnesota Game Final 4-1 - Joel Pineiro Earns Win|
Minnesota dropped a 4-1 decision at Angel Stadium on Sunday as Los Angeles legged out a win behind winning pitcher Joel Pineiro.
Los Angeles won as a -149 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Joel Pineiro earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Howie Kendrick in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Kevin Slowey worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Kubel in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 9 hits, while Minnesota only had 5.
Jordan Walden pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.