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Scott Diamond Tagged With Loss in Twins-Tigers Match

Minnesota dropped an 8-1 decision at Target Field on Friday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Rick Porcello.

Detroit was favored by -131 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Rick Porcello earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Diamond worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Danny Valencia in a losing cause.

Detroit outhit their counterparts 16-7 in the game.