Minnesota Tops San Diego 3-1 - Recap
San Diego dropped a 3-1 decision at Target Field on Tuesday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Philip Hughes.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as -131 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Philip Hughes earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Kennys Vargas in the win.
San Diego's starting pitcher Jesse Hahn worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Yonder Alonso in a losing cause.
San Diego enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-5 advantage in hits.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.