Kansas City Falls 7-1 to Minnesota - Recap
Minnesota got a 7-1 victory over Kansas City on Saturday, with Ricky Nolasco earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +131 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Ricky Nolasco earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Joe Mauer in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher James Shields worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.