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David Phelps Earns Win in Minnesota vs New York Game

Minnesota got a 2-HR day from Justin Morneau on Thursday at Target Field but New York still managed to defeat Minnesota 9-5 in baseball action.

New York was an underdog by +112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

New York got 6 1/3 innings from David Phelps, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 3 RBIs from Vernon Wells in the win.

Minnesota got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Kyle Gibson in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 1 walk and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Justin Morneau had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.

The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 13 hits, while Minnesota only had 11.

New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.