Game Wrap - Minnesota 6-5 Victors Over White Sox
|Game Wrap - Minnesota 6-5 Victors Over White Sox|
Minnesota got a 6-5 victory over Chicago on Sunday, with Philip Hughes earning the victory and helping Twins moneyline bettors cash out.
Minnesota was favored by -148 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.
Philip Hughes earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from John Danks in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 4 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Alejandro De Aza had 2 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jared Burton who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Baltimore.