Kansas City vs Minnesota Game Final 2-1 - Tim Collins Earns Win
|Kansas City vs Minnesota Game Final 2-1 - Tim Collins Earns Win|
Minnesota dropped a 2-1 decision at Target Field on Friday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Tim Collins.
Kansas City was an underdog by +110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Tim Collins earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Eric Hosmer in the win.
Minnesota got a 7-inning outing from Nick Blackburn in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Ben Revere had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.