Cleveland vs Minnesota Recap - Twins Over Indians 12-5
Cleveland dropped a 12-5 decision at Target Field on Saturday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Samuel Deduno.
Minnesota was an underdog by +116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Samuel Deduno earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 5, and allowing 2 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Alexi Casilla in the win.
Cleveland got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Justin Masterson in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Shin-Soo Choo had 1 hit in the loss for the Indians.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 12 hits, while Cleveland only had 4.