Big inning propels Twins

Big inning propels Twins

The Minnesota Twins scored seven times in the seventh inning to pick up a 12-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox in the opener of a three-game series at U.S. Cellular Field Friday night.

Minnesota won the game as +135 underdogs, while the 17 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (9).

Justin Morneau homered and drove in four runs to lead the Twins. R.A. Dickey got the win, allowing three runs off four hits in five innings of work.

Paul Konerko homered for the White Sox, while Jose Contreras gave up four runs off seven hits in the loss.