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Daisuke Matsuzaka Earns Win in Boston vs Minnesota Game

Boston grabbed a 9-5 win over Minnesota on Sunday, as Daisuke Matsuzaka was credited with a win at Fenway Park.

Boston was favored by -190 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Daisuke Matsuzaka earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.

Minnesota got a 5-inning outing from Carl Pavano in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 1 walk and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Jason Kubel had 3 hits in the loss for the Twins.

Boston outhit their counterparts 14-8 in the game.