Recap - Minnesota Defeats San Diego 6-5
Minnesota grabbed a 6-5 win over San Diego on Friday, as Brian Duensing was credited with a win at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Minnesota got 6 innings from Brian Duensing, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Danny Valencia in the win.
San Diego got a 5-inning outing from Clayton Richard in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Chase Headley had 4 hits in the loss for the Padres.
The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 11 hits, while Minnesota only had 10.
Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.