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Detroit Falls 5-3 to Minnesota - Recap

Minnesota grabbed a 5-3 win over Detroit on Thursday, as J.A. Happ was credited with a win at Target Field.

Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as -133 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.

J.A. Happ earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Jorge Polanco in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Jose Cisnero worked 1 innings, giving up 0 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eric Haase in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 6 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.

Taylor Rogers pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.