Kyle Gibson vs Colby Lewis Tilt Ends in Minnesota 3-2 Win
|Kyle Gibson vs Colby Lewis Tilt Ends in Minnesota 3-2 Win|
Minnesota got a 3-2 victory over Texas on Sunday, with Kyle Gibson earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +110 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.
Kyle Gibson earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Joe Mauer in the win.
Texas's starting pitcher Colby Lewis worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Robinson Chirinos in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 7 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Minnesota heads into a battle against Kansas City. Texas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Baltimore.