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Minnesota Tops Chicago 11-3 - Recap

Minnesota grabbed a 11-3 win over Chicago on Saturday, as Scott Diamond was credited with a win at Target Field.

Minnesota was favored by -142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Minnesota got 6 innings from Scott Diamond, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 4 RBIs from Trevor Plouffe in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Reed Johnson in a losing cause.

Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 16-11 advantage in hits.