mlb Game Recap
Jose Berrios vs Hector Santiago Tilt Ends in Minnesota 10-5 Win
Minnesota used a 2-HR day from Jake Cave on Thursday at Guaranteed Rate Field as the Twins defeated Chicago 10-5 in baseball action.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as -185 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 10.5.
Jose Berrios earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Hector Santiago worked 3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Jose Abreu in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 16 hits, while Chicago only had 12.
The game was closed out by Randy Dobnak who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 5 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Atlanta.