Boston Minnesota Game Ends in 8-6 Red Sox Victory - Recap
Boston grabbed an 8-6 win over Minnesota on Monday, as Alfredo Aceves was credited with a win at Target Field.
Boston won as a -109 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Alfredo Aceves earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Baker worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jason Kubel in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 17-10 in the game.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.