Chicago Downed 4-2 By Minnesota - Jake Petricka Takes Loss
Minnesota got a 4-2 victory over Chicago on Thursday, with Casey Fien earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.
The Twins were a -105 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Casey Fien earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Joe Mauer in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jose Quintana worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alejandro De Aza in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Glen Perkins who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.