Liam Hendriks vs C Leesman Tilt Ends in Minnesota 3-2 Win
|Liam Hendriks vs C Leesman Tilt Ends in Minnesota 3-2 Win|
Minnesota needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against Chicago for a 3-2 final at U.S. Cellular Field.
Minnesota was an underdog by +125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Minnesota got 6 1/3 innings from Liam Hendriks, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. Brian Duensing earned the victory, while the Twins got 1 RBI from Josh Willingham in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher C Leesman worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam Dunn in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 8.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.