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Recap - Minnesota Defeats Kansas City 8-7

Minnesota grabbed an 8-7 win over Kansas City on Saturday, as Anthony Swarzak was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.

Minnesota won as a +132 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Anthony Swarzak earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 2 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Joe Mauer in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Salvador Perez in a losing cause.

Kansas City outhit their counterparts 14-9 in the game.

Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.