Game Wrap - Detroit 6-5 Victors Over Twins
Detroit got a 6-5 victory over Minnesota on Monday, with Alberto Alburquerque earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
The Tigers were a -138 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Alberto Alburquerque earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.
Minnesota got a 6-inning outing from Nick Blackburn in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jason Kubel had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.