Matt Thornton Earns Win in Texas vs Chicago Game
Chicago got 1 inning of work from Matt Thornton en route to a 4-3 victory over Texas on Saturday at Rangers Ballpark.
Chicago was an underdog by +153 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Jake Peavy, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. Matt Thornton earned the victory, while the White Sox got 3 RBIs from Paul Konerko in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ian Kinsler in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-5 advantage in hits.
Hector Santiago pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.