Minnesota Downed 9-4 By Los Angeles - Mike Pelfrey Takes Loss

Minnesota Downed 9-4 By Los Angeles - Mike Pelfrey Takes Loss

Los Angeles grabbed a 9-4 win over Minnesota on Thursday, as Dan Haren was credited with a win at Target Field.

Bettors who backed the Dodgers were rewarded as -154 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.

Los Angeles got 6 2/3 innings from Dan Haren, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Dodgers got 2 RBIs from Yasiel Puig in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 4 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.

Los Angeles enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-7 advantage in hits.

Chris Perez pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.