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.