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Cole Hamels Earns Win in Minnesota vs Philadelphia Game

Philadelphia got 6 innings of work from Cole Hamels en route to a 9-8 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Field.

Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -145 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.

Philadelphia got 6 innings from Cole Hamels, who gave up 6 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 4 RBIs from Jim Thome in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher P.J. Walters worked 0 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Denard Span in a losing cause.

Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 15-10 in the game.

Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.