Recap - Minnesota Defeats Baltimore 6-5
|Recap - Minnesota Defeats Baltimore 6-5|
Minnesota got a 6-5 victory over Baltimore on Saturday, with Josh Roenicke earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +128 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Josh Roenicke earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chris Parmelee in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Chris Tillman worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Nick Markakis in a losing cause.
Baltimore outhit their counterparts 11-9 in the game.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.