Liam Hendriks Earns Win in Cleveland vs Minnesota Game
Cleveland dropped a 6-4 decision at Progressive Field on Wednesday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Liam Hendriks.
The Twins were a +125 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Minnesota got 6 innings from Liam Hendriks, who gave up 2 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 4 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Zach McAllister worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 12 hits, while Cleveland only had 7.
The game was closed out by Glen Perkins who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.