Minnesota Tops Seattle 3-2 - Recap
Seattle dropped a 3-2 decision at Target Field on Thursday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Joe Nathan.
Minnesota was an underdog by +109 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Joe Nathan earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Rene Tosoni in the win.
Seattle got a 7-inning outing from Blake Beavan in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Justin Smoak had 3 hits in the loss for the Mariners.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 13 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.
Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Cleveland. Seattle will aim to get back on the winning track at Texas.