Minnesota Tops Chicago 9-2 - Recap
Chicago dropped a 9-2 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher P.J. Walters.
Bettors who backed the Twins were rewarded as +132 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Minnesota got 9 innings from P.J. Walters, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Gavin Floyd worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 9 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Paul Konerko in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 9-5 in the game.