Minnesota Tops New York 5-4 - Recap
Minnesota moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 5-4 win against the New York Yankees at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +183 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Casey Fien earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Denard Span in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Philip Hughes worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Robinson Cano in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 9 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.