Jason Marquis vs Hiroki Kuroda Tilt Ends in Minnesota 6-5 Win
|Jason Marquis vs Hiroki Kuroda Tilt Ends in Minnesota 6-5 Win|
Justin Morneau swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Twins defeated New York 6-5 at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +200 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Minnesota got 5 innings from Jason Marquis, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Derek Jeter in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 13-11 in the game.
Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.