Minnesota vs Philadelphia Game Final 3-2 - Brian Duensing Earns Win
Minnesota grabbed a 3-2 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday, as Brian Duensing was credited with a win at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +105 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Minnesota got 7 1/3 innings from P.J. Walters, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Brian Duensing earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.
Philadelphia got a 6-inning outing from Cole Hamels in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Ryan Howard had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 9 hits, while Philadelphia only had 7.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.