Pirates rough up Twins

Pirates rough up Twins

Adam LaRoche hit a two-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Wednesday night at the Metrodome.

Pittsburgh won the game as +180 underdogs, while the 10 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (9).

Ian Snell tossed six innings for the win, allowing five hits and two runs over six innings of work.

Joe Crede drove in both runs in a losing effort for the Twins. Francisco Liriano gave up eight hiuts and four runs over seven innings of work.