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Minnesota Tops Kansas City 7-2 - Recap

Minnesota grabbed a 7-2 win over Kansas City on Saturday, as Nick Blackburn was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.

The Twins were a +134 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Minnesota got 5 innings from Nick Blackburn, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Alexi Casilla in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 6 innings, giving up 11 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 8.