Minnesota Tops Houston 3-2 - Recap
|Minnesota Tops Houston 3-2 - Recap|
Brad Peacock struck out 10 Minnesota batters, but it wasn't enough as the Twins defeated Houston 3-2 in MLB action Sunday.
Minnesota won as a -169 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Caleb Thielbar earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 2, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brad Peacock worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Robbie Grossman in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 9 hits, while Minnesota only had 5.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Boston.