Game Wrap - Minnesota 7-4 Victors Over Indians
Minnesota got 2 innings of work from Brian Duensing en route to a 7-4 victory over Cleveland on Saturday at Progressive Field.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +131 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Brian Duensing earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Joe Mauer in the win.
Cleveland got a 6-inning outing from Josh Tomlin in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Jason Kipnis had 2 hits in the loss for the Indians.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-9 advantage in hits.
Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.