Corey Kluber vs Pedro Hernandez Battle Sees Minnesota Fall 12-6
Cleveland got 5 1/3 innings of work from Corey Kluber en route to a 12-6 victory over Minnesota on Friday at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as -188 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Corey Kluber earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 10 hits and 6 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jason Kipnis in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Pedro Hernandez worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Trevor Plouffe in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 17-11 in the game.