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Chicago Falls 8-5 Against Minnesota - Game Recap

Minnesota grabbed an 8-5 win over Chicago on Friday, as Nick Blackburn was credited with a win at U.S. Cellular Field.

Minnesota won as a +148 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Minnesota got 5 innings from Nick Blackburn, who gave up 5 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Luke Hughes in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Gavin Floyd worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.

Minnesota outhit their counterparts 14-11 in the game.

The game was closed out by Matt Capps who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.