Kyle Gibson Earns Win in Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Game
Houston dropped a 3-1 decision at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kyle Gibson.
Minnesota was favored by -108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.
Kyle Gibson earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Kennys Vargas in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chris Carter in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 11-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Glen Perkins who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Boston.