Masahiro Tanaka Earns Win in Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Game
|Masahiro Tanaka Earns Win in Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Game|
Minnesota dropped a 3-1 decision at Yankee Stadium on Saturday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
New York won as a -265 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Masahiro Tanaka earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Brian McCann in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Kevin Correia worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eduardo Escobar in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 12-4 in the game.
David Robertson pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.