Tom Milone vs Brad Peacock Battle Sees Houston Fall 4-2
Houston dropped a 4-2 decision at Minute Maid Park on Monday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brian Duensing.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Minnesota got 6 innings from Tom Milone, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. Brian Duensing earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Joe Mauer in the win.
Houston got a 5-inning outing from Brad Peacock in the loss. He gave up 1 earned runs, 1 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jake Marisnick had 4 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 11 hits, while Houston only had 9.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.