mlb Game Recap
Minnesota Drops Oakland 6-3 - Match Report
Minnesota got 7 innings of work from Kyle Gibson en route to a 6-3 victory over Oakland on Thursday at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 10.5.
Minnesota got 7 innings from Kyle Gibson, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. Kyle Gibson earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Eddie Rosario in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit worked 0.2 innings, giving up 1 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Ramon Laureano in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 9 hits, while Oakland only had 8.
The game was closed out by Taylor Rogers who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.