Nick Blackburn vs Jake Peavy Battle Sees Minnesota Fall 8-2
Chicago got 6 innings of work from Jake Peavy en route to an 8-2 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The White Sox were a -200 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Jake Peavy, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 4 RBIs from Dayan Viciedo in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Nick Blackburn worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Denard Span in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-6 advantage in hits.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.