Game Wrap - Boston 9-4 Victors Over Twins
Minnesota pitchers gave up 2 home runs to David Ortiz and it cost them dearly in a 9-4 loss on Wednesday at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -128 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 6 1/3 innings from Felix Doubront, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Kevin Correia worked 4 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-10 advantage in hits.