Minnesota Kansas City Game Ends in 2-1 Twins Victory - Recap
|Minnesota Kansas City Game Ends in 2-1 Twins Victory - Recap|
Minnesota scored 1 run in the 11 to edge Kansas City 2-1 on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.
Minnesota was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Minnesota got 6 2/3 innings from Nick Blackburn, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 2. Casey Fien earned the victory, while the Twins got 1 RBI from Josh Willingham in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alcides Escobar in a losing cause.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.