Game Wrap - Minnesota 4-3 Victors Over Athletics
Oakland lost in extra innings on Wednesday, falling 4-3 to Minnesota in 10 innings.
The Twins were a +163 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Joe Nathan earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Trevor Plouffe in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Hideki Matsui in a losing cause.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-8 advantage in hits.
Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.