Minnesota vs Kansas City Recap - Twins Over Royals 3-1
|Minnesota vs Kansas City Recap - Twins Over Royals 3-1|
Minnesota got a 3-1 victory over Kansas City on Saturday, with Cole De Vries earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.
Minnesota was an underdog by +123 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Cole De Vries earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Will Smith worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Lorenzo Cain in a losing cause.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Glen Perkins who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.