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Travis Blackley vs Scott Diamond Tilt Ends in Minnesota 5-4 Win

Minnesota grabbed a 5-4 win over Oakland on Monday, as Alex Burnett was credited with a win at Target Field.

The Twins were a -131 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Alex Burnett earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Travis Blackley worked 5 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Collin Cowgill in a losing cause.

Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.

Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.