Minnesota vs Kansas City Final: 4-3 - Recap

Minnesota vs Kansas City Final: 4-3 - Recap

Kansas City dropped a 4-3 decision at Target Field on Saturday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Glen Perkins.

The Twins were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Glen Perkins earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Joe Mauer in the win.

Kansas City got a 7 1/3-inning outing from Jeff Francis in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Brayan Pena had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.

Minnesota outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.

The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.