Baltimore Downed 3-1 By Minnesota - Jeremy Guthrie Takes Loss
Baltimore dropped a 3-1 decision at Camden Yards on Thursday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Scott Baker.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +126 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Minnesota got 7 innings from Scott Baker, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Jim Thome in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Vladimir Guerrero in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 9 hits, while Baltimore only had 7.
Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Baltimore, they head home to face New York.