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Game Wrap - Minnesota 9-2 Victors Over Red Sox

Game Wrap - Minnesota 9-2 Victors Over Red Sox

Minnesota got a 9-2 victory over Boston on Friday, with Scott Baker earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.

Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +150 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.

Minnesota got 8 innings from Scott Baker, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Denard Span in the win.

Boston's starting pitcher Tim Wakefield worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jacoby Ellsbury in a losing cause.

Minnesota outhit their counterparts 12-7 in the game.