Tyson Ross vs Francisco Liriano Battle Sees Oakland Fall 4-0
Minnesota got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 4-0 victory over Oakland on Wednesday at Target Field.
The Twins were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Minnesota got 6 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Tyson Ross worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jemile Weeks in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 6 hits, while Oakland only had 3.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Oakland, they head on the road to face Kansas City.