John Danks vs Carl Pavano Battle Sees Chicago Fall 5-4
Minnesota grabbed a 5-4 win over Chicago on Wednesday, as Carl Pavano was credited with a win at Target Field.
Minnesota was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Carl Pavano earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 10 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Danny Valencia in the win.
Chicago got a 6-inning outing from John Danks in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Paul Konerko had 3 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 12-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Cleveland.