Philip Hughes vs Marcus Stroman Tilt Ends in Minnesota 7-2 Win
|Philip Hughes vs Marcus Stroman Tilt Ends in Minnesota 7-2 Win|
Minnesota grabbed a 7-2 win over Toronto on Wednesday, as Philip Hughes was credited with a win at Rogers Centre.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +135 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 9.
Philip Hughes earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Toronto got a 6-inning outing from Marcus Stroman in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Bautista had 2 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 16 hits, while Toronto only had 10.
The game was closed out by Casey Fien 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 on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face Baltimore.