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Minnesota Falls 9-6 to Baltimore - Recap

Baltimore needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against Minnesota for a 9-6 final at Target Field.

Baltimore was favored by -113 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Baltimore got 4 innings from Jason Hammel, who gave up 6 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. earned the victory, while the Orioles got 2 RBIs from Nick Markakis in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out in the loss. They got 3 hits from Joe Mauer in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 18 hits, while Minnesota only had 11.