Philip Hughes Earns Win in Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Game
Minnesota grabbed a 6-1 win over Oakland on Sunday, as Philip Hughes was credited with a win at O.co Coliseum.
The Twins were a +163 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Philip Hughes earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Oakland got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Jason Hammel in the loss. He gave up 1 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Donaldson had 1 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For Oakland, they head on the road to face Kansas City.