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Boston vs Minnesota Final: 2-1 - Recap

Boston needed extra innings to claim victory on Monday, scoring late against Minnesota for a 2-1 final at Fenway Park.

Boston won as a -245 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Boston got 7 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Hideki Okajima earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Nick Blackburn worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Denard Span in a losing cause.

Minnesota outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.

Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.