Jake Peavy vs Ricky Nolasco Tilt Ends in Minnesota 8-6 Win
Minnesota pitchers gave up 2 home runs to David Ortiz but still escaped with an 8-6 victory on Tuesday at Target Field.
Minnesota was an underdog by +124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Minnesota got 6 innings from Ricky Nolasco, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. Glen Perkins earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Brian Dozier in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jake Peavy worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 4 hits from David Ortiz in a losing cause.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-11 advantage in hits.