Minnesota Miami Game Ends in 5-3 Marlins Victory - Recap
|Minnesota Miami Game Ends in 5-3 Marlins Victory - Recap|
Miami got a 5-3 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday, with Kevin Slowey earning the victory and helping Marlins moneyline bettors cash out.
Miami won as a -101 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Miami got 4 innings from Tom Koehler, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 1. Kevin Slowey earned the victory, while the Marlins got 2 RBIs from Placido Polanco in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Diamond worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Joe Mauer in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Miami as they had 11 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.
The game was closed out by Steve Cishek who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Next game, Miami takes its act home to face San Diego looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Kansas City.