Chicago vs Minnesota Wrap - Minnesota Wins 8-7
Chicago got a 2-HR day from Alfonso Soriano on Friday at Target Field but Minnesota still managed to defeat Chicago 8-7 in baseball action.
The Twins were a -134 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Minnesota got 5 innings from P.J. Walters, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Matt Capps earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Darin Mastroianni in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alfonso Soriano in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 16 hits, while Chicago only had 14.