Recap - New York Defeats Minnesota 2-0
|Recap - New York Defeats Minnesota 2-0|
New York's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Minnesota scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Friday at Yankee Stadium.
New York was favored by -167 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Hiroki Kuroda earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Brett Gardner in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Diamond worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 1 hit and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Mariano Rivera who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.