Minnesota vs Chicago Wrap - Minnesota Wins 3-2
|Minnesota vs Chicago Wrap - Minnesota Wins 3-2|
Chicago dropped a 3-2 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Nick Blackburn.
The Twins were a +153 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Minnesota got 6 2/3 innings from Nick Blackburn, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Twins got 2 RBIs from Jason Kubel in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher John Danks worked 8 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alex Rios in a losing cause.
Minnesota enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-6 advantage in hits.
Matt Capps pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Minnesota heads into a battle against Boston. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.