Nick Blackburn Tagged With Loss in Twins-White Sox Match
Once the White Sox bats started making contact, it turned into a long game for Minnesota pitchers as Chicago earned a 12-5 win on Wednesday at Target Field.
Bettors who backed the White Sox were rewarded as -163 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Chris Sale, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 4 RBIs from Adam Dunn in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Nick Blackburn worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Denard Span in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 21 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Kansas City.