Minnesota Downed 4-3 By Los Angeles - Nick Blackburn Takes Loss

Minnesota Downed 4-3 By Los Angeles - Nick Blackburn Takes Loss

Minnesota dropped a 4-3 decision at Angel Stadium on Monday as Los Angeles legged out a win behind winning pitcher C.J. Wilson.

The Angels were a -225 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

C.J. Wilson earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Torii Hunter in the win.

Minnesota got a 6-inning outing from Nick Blackburn in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Alexi Casilla had 3 hits in the loss for the Twins.

Scott Downs pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.