Minnesota vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 7-6
|Minnesota vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 7-6|
New York used a 3-HR day from Curtis Granderson on Thursday at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees defeated Minnesota 7-6 in baseball action.
New York was favored by -205 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
New York got 5 1/3 innings from Philip Hughes, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 4 RBIs from Curtis Granderson in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Anthony Swarzak worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Doumit in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-10 advantage in hits.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.