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Kansas City Falls 4-2 Against Minnesota - Game Recap

Minnesota got 5 innings of work from Nick Blackburn en route to a 4-2 victory over Kansas City on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Twins were a +160 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Minnesota got 5 innings from Nick Blackburn, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Felipe Paulino worked 2/3 innings, giving up 1 hit and 0 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.

Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.

Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.