Minnesota Drops Detroit 6-5 - Match Report
Detroit dropped a 6-5 decision at Comerica Park on Wednesday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Matt Capps.
Minnesota was an underdog by +131 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Matt Capps earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Brad Penny worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Victor Martinez in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-10 advantage in hits.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.