Recap - Minnesota Defeats Cleveland 5-1
|Recap - Minnesota Defeats Cleveland 5-1|
Minnesota got 6 innings of work from Brian Duensing en route to a 5-1 victory over Cleveland on Sunday at Target Field.
Minnesota was favored by -111 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Brian Duensing earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ben Revere in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Shelley Duncan in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track at Kansas City.