Twins double up Pirates

Twins double up Pirates

Francisco Liriano struck out 11, while holding the Pittsburgh Pirates to two runs and five hits in seven innings pitched to help lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win on Friday night.

The Twins won this game as -140 favorites at home. The game’s final score fell UNDER the posted total (8).

Michael Cuddyer, Justin Moreau, Torii Hunter and Rondell White drove in a run each for the Twins.

Jack Wilson hit a two-run homer for the Pirates.

Ian Snell suffered the loss for the Pirates, giving up three runs on five hits in 6 1-3 innings of work.