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.