Cole Hamels Earns Win in Minnesota vs Philadelphia Game
Philadelphia got 6 innings of work from Cole Hamels en route to a 9-8 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -145 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Philadelphia got 6 innings from Cole Hamels, who gave up 6 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 4 RBIs from Jim Thome in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher P.J. Walters worked 0 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Denard Span in a losing cause.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 15-10 in the game.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.