Minnesota vs Toronto Game Final 7-6 - Nick Blackburn Earns Win
|Minnesota vs Toronto Game Final 7-6 - Nick Blackburn Earns Win|
Jose Bautista swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs but it wasn't enough as Twins defeated Toronto 7-6 at Target Field.
Minnesota was an underdog by +122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Minnesota got 5 innings from Nick Blackburn, who gave up 5 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Darin Mastroianni in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Kyle Drabek worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brett Lawrie in a losing cause.
Toronto outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.
Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.