Minnesota Tops Baltimore 19-7 - Recap
Minnesota scored early and often on Monday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 19-7 win over Baltimore.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Minnesota got 6 innings from Scott Diamond, who gave up 5 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 5 RBIs from Denard Span in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Chris Tillman worked 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Nick Markakis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 20 hits, while Baltimore only had 13.