Brian Duensing vs Ian Kennedy Battle Sees Minnesota Fall 8-7
Arizona got an 8-7 victory over Minnesota on Friday, with Ian Kennedy earning the victory and helping Diamondbacks moneyline bettors cash out.
Arizona was favored by -160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Arizona got 7 2/3 innings from Ian Kennedy, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Diamondbacks got 3 RBIs from Ryan Roberts in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Brian Duensing worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Delmon Young in a losing cause.
Arizona enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-10 advantage in hits.
Joe Paterson pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.