Minnesota vs Tampa Bay Final: 4-2 - Recap
|Minnesota vs Tampa Bay Final: 4-2 - Recap|
Minnesota got 7 innings of work from Brian Duensing en route to a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
Minnesota won as a +138 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got 7 innings from Brian Duensing, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 1 RBI from Matt Tolbert in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Sam Fuld in a losing cause.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Matt Capps who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Chicago.