Tyler Cloyd vs Mike Pelfrey Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 4-3
Minnesota got a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday, with Brian Duensing earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.
Minnesota was favored by -131 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Brian Duensing earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Clete Thomas in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Tyler Cloyd worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Ben Revere in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 12 hits, while Philadelphia only had 7.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.