Miami Tops Minnesota 8-5 - Recap
Miami got 5 innings of work from Ricky Nolasco en route to an 8-5 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Marlins were rewarded as +138 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Miami got 5 innings from Ricky Nolasco, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Marlins got 4 RBIs from Rob Brantly in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Eduardo Escobar in a losing cause.
Miami outhit their counterparts 16-9 in the game.
Steve Cishek pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Miami looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Texas.