Game Wrap - Cleveland 7-2 Victors Over Twins
Cleveland got a 7-2 victory over Minnesota on Friday, with Joshua Outman earning the victory and helping Indians moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as -176 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Cleveland got 5 2/3 innings from Danny Salazar, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Joshua Outman earned the victory, while the Indians got 3 RBIs from Nick Swisher in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 10 hits, while Minnesota only had 9.