Minnesota vs Cleveland Wrap - Minnesota Wins 6-4
|Minnesota vs Cleveland Wrap - Minnesota Wins 6-4|
Minnesota moneyline bettors cashed on Monday courtesy of a 6-4 win against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
Minnesota was an underdog by +138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Scott Baker earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 9 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Matt Tolbert in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Josh Tomlin worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Michael Brantley in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 10 hits, while Cleveland only had 9.
Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.