Recap - Cleveland Defeats Minnesota 4-2
|Recap - Cleveland Defeats Minnesota 4-2|
Cleveland moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 4-2 win against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field.
The Indians were a -144 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Josh Tomlin earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Nick Swisher in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Samuel Deduno worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eduardo Escobar in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 6 hits, while Minnesota only had 5.
The game was closed out by Bryan Shaw who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.