Minnesota vs Chicago Final: 1-0 - Recap
Minnesota got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 1-0 victory over Chicago on Thursday at Target Field.
Minnesota won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got 8 innings from Nick Blackburn, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 1 RBI from Michael Cuddyer in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Mark Buehrle worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Paul Konerko in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 8-4 in the game.
Matt Capps pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Diego. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Arizona.