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Tampa Bay Falls 5-4 to Minnesota - Recap

Minnesota got 1 inning of work from Matt Maloney en route to a 5-4 victory over Tampa Bay on Friday at Tropicana Field.

Minnesota won as a +166 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Minnesota got 5 2/3 innings from Liam Hendriks, who gave up 4 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 1. Matt Maloney earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.

Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Matt Moore worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matthew Joyce in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 11 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 5.

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