Washington Falls 4-3 to Minnesota - Recap
Washington lost in extra innings on Saturday, falling 4-3 to Minnesota in 11 innings.
Minnesota was an underdog by +170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Minnesota got 6 1/3 innings from Kevin Correia, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 7. Josh Roenicke earned the victory, while the Twins got 1 RBI from Joe Mauer in the win.
Washington got a 6-inning outing from Gio Gonzalez in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Denard Span had 3 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 11 hits, while Washington only had 10.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.