Minnesota Downed 6-1 By Kansas City - Yohan Pino Takes Loss

Minnesota Downed 6-1 By Kansas City - Yohan Pino Takes Loss

Minnesota dropped a 6-1 decision at Target Field on Monday as Kansas City legged out a win behind winning pitcher Danny Duffy.

Kansas City was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.

Danny Duffy earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Alcides Escobar in the win.

Minnesota got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Yohan Pino in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Kurt Suzuki had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 10 hits, while Minnesota only had 9.