Minnesota Drops Baltimore 4-3 - Match Report
Baltimore dropped a 4-3 decision at Camden Yards on Sunday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Anthony Swarzak.
Minnesota won as a +160 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got 5 innings from Pedro Hernandez, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. Anthony Swarzak earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Jason Hammel worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nick Markakis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 7 hits, while Minnesota only had 4.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Baltimore will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.