P.J. Walters vs Drew Smyly Tilt Ends in Minnesota 2-1 Win
Minnesota needed extra innings to claim victory on Sunday, scoring late against Detroit for a 2-1 final at Comerica Park.
Minnesota was an underdog by +230 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Jared Burton earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jamey Carroll in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Drew Smyly worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Prince Fielder in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 7-6 in the game.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Kansas City.