Recap - Minnesota Defeats Seattle 3-2
|Recap - Minnesota Defeats Seattle 3-2|
Minnesota shook off a 11-strikeout performance by Felix Hernandez and still managed to post a 3-2 victory over the Mariners on Friday at Safeco Field.
Minnesota was an underdog by +220 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Minnesota got 6 2/3 innings from Scott Diamond, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 1. Brian Duensing earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Chris Colabello in the win.
Seattle got a 9-inning outing from Felix Hernandez in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 0 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Nick Franklin had 3 hits in the loss for the Mariners.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 12 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.