Minnesota Downed 5-1 By Cleveland - Scott Diamond Takes Loss

Minnesota Downed 5-1 By Cleveland - Scott Diamond Takes Loss

Minnesota struck out 13 times against Ubaldo Jimenez in losing 5-1 to Cleveland on Sunday at Target Field.

Cleveland won as a -219 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Cleveland got 6 2/3 innings from Ubaldo Jimenez, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 13. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Nick Swisher in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Diamond worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Presley in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 10 hits, while Minnesota only had 5.