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Recap - Minnesota Defeats Detroit 4-2

Minnesota got 2/3 innings of work from Jared Burton en route to a 4-2 victory over Detroit on Friday at Target Field.

Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

Minnesota got 7 1/3 innings from Scott Diamond, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 1. Jared Burton earned the victory, while the Twins got 4 RBIs from Ryan Doumit in the win.

Detroit got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Drew Smyly in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 1 walk and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Miguel Cabrera had 2 hits in the loss for the Tigers.

Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-4 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Glen Perkins who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.