Tony Sipp Tagged With Loss in Twins-Indians Match
Cleveland dropped a 7-5 decision at Target Field on Wednesday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Matt Capps.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as -107 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Minnesota got 6 innings from Nick Blackburn, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 7. Matt Capps earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Tsuyoshi Nishioka in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Josh Tomlin worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ezequiel Carrera in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 13 hits, while Cleveland only had 8.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Minnesota heads into a battle against Detroit. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.