Boston vs Minnesota Final: 2-1 - Recap
|Boston vs Minnesota Final: 2-1 - Recap|
Boston needed extra innings to claim victory on Monday, scoring late against Minnesota for a 2-1 final at Fenway Park.
Boston won as a -245 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 7 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Hideki Okajima earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Adrian Gonzalez in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Nick Blackburn worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Denard Span in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.