Recap - Baltimore Defeats Minnesota 5-4
|Recap - Baltimore Defeats Minnesota 5-4|
Baltimore grabbed a 5-4 win over Minnesota on Wednesday, as Zach Britton was credited with a win at Camden Yards.
Baltimore was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Zach Britton earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adam Jones in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Nick Blackburn worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Kubel in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 8 hits, while Minnesota only had 7.
The game was closed out by Kevin Gregg who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.