Scott Diamond Earns Win in Chicago vs Minnesota Game
Minnesota got a 7-6 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, with Scott Diamond earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.
The Twins were a +188 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Scott Diamond earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jason Kubel in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Jake Peavy in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Paul Konerko had 2 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.