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Matt Thornton Earns Win in Minnesota vs Chicago Game

Minnesota dropped a 4-3 decision at Target Field on Tuesday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Matt Thornton.

Bettors who backed the White Sox were rewarded as -146 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.

Matt Thornton earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from A.J. Pierzynski in the win.

Minnesota got an 8-inning outing from Nick Blackburn in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Denard Span had 4 hits in the loss for the Twins.

Addison Reed pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.