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Minnesota Downed 4-3 By Cleveland - Casey Fien Takes Loss

Minnesota dropped a 4-3 decision at Progressive Field on Wednesday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher John Axford.

Cleveland was favored by -157 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

John Axford earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Michael Brantley in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josmil Pinto in a losing cause.