Twins edge Rangers
|Twins edge Rangers|
Joe Mauer drove in the winning run and the Minnesota Twins held on for a 2-1 win over the Texas Rangers Friday night in the opener of a three-game series at Target Field.
The Twins won the game as a -126 favorite, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.
Kevin Slowey allowed just one run off six hits over 6 2-3 innings to earn the victory for the Twins.
Colby Lewis gave up a pair of runs on five hits in six innings in a losing effort.