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Octavio Dotel Earns Win in Detroit vs Minnesota Game

Detroit got 1 1/3 innings of work from Octavio Dotel en route to a 7-3 victory over Minnesota on Thursday at Comerica Park.

Detroit won as a -148 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Octavio Dotel earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Prince Fielder in the win.

Minnesota got a 7-inning outing from Scott Diamond in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Darin Mastroianni had 3 hits in the loss for the Twins.

Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-9 advantage in hits.

Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Texas.