Recap - Boston Defeats Minnesota 3-2
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Minnesota was handed a 3-2 defeat against Boston on Friday at Target Field.
Boston was favored by -138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 7 innings from Clay Buchholz, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. Alex Wilson earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Vance Worley worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Chris Parmelee in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-4 advantage in hits.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.