Cleveland Tops Minnesota 7-6 - Recap
Cleveland needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against Minnesota for a 7-6 final at Progressive Field.
The Indians were a -148 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Cleveland got 6 2/3 innings from Justin Masterson, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. earned the victory, while the Indians got 4 RBIs from Jason Kipnis in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Pedro Hernandez worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 13 hits, while Minnesota only had 11.