Game Wrap - Chicago 8-2 Victors Over Twins
Chicago got an 8-2 victory over Minnesota on Sunday, with Ryan Dempster earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
The Cubs were a +130 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 8 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 3 RBIs from David DeJesus in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Francisco Liriano worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Trevor Plouffe in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 9 hits, while Minnesota only had 7.
Chicago heads into a battle against Detroit. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.