Brett Anderson vs Carl Pavano Tilt Ends in Minnesota 2-1 Win
Minnesota got a 2-1 victory over Oakland on Friday, with Carl Pavano earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as -104 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Carl Pavano earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Denard Span in the win.
Oakland got an 8-inning outing from Brett Anderson in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Coco Crisp had 1 hit in the loss for the Athletics.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.