Minnesota Falls 5-4 to San Diego - Recap
San Diego scored 1 run in inning no. 10 to edge Minnesota 5-4 on Wednesday at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Padres were rewarded as -107 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Kevin Quackenbush earned the victory for the Padres, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 2, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Seth Smith in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Kevin Correia worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Trevor Plouffe in a losing cause.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Joaquin Benoit who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 1 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
San Diego heads into a battle against Pittsburgh. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Oakland.