Samuel Deduno vs Jon Lester Tilt Ends in Minnesota 5-0 Win
|Samuel Deduno vs Jon Lester Tilt Ends in Minnesota 5-0 Win|
Samuel Deduno led Minnesota to a shutout performance against Boston 5-0 on Thursday at Fenway Park.
The Twins were a +190 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 10.5.
Samuel Deduno earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 4, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Brian Dozier in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 8 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adrian Gonzalez in a losing cause.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-2 advantage in hits.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 2 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.