Cleveland Falls 4-1 to Minnesota - Recap
|Cleveland Falls 4-1 to Minnesota - Recap|
Cleveland dropped a 4-1 decision at Target Field on Thursday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Philip Hughes.
Minnesota won as a +125 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7 were rewarded at the payout window.
Philip Hughes earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Trevor Plouffe in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Corey Kluber worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Houston.