Game Wrap - Minnesota 6-5 Victors Over Indians
Minnesota needed extra innings to claim victory on Tuesday, scoring late against Cleveland for a 6-5 final at Progressive Field.
Minnesota was an underdog by +129 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Tyler Robertson earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Joe Mauer in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher David Huff worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 16-11 advantage in hits.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.