Game Wrap - Minnesota 4-3 Victors Over Athletics
Oakland pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Josh Willingham and it cost them dearly in a 4-3 loss on Tuesday at Target Field.
The Twins were a +168 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Minnesota got 5 1/3 innings from Liam Hendriks, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. Anthony Swarzak earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Jarrod Parker worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eric Sogard in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.