Chicago Drops Minnesota 5-3 - Match Report
Minnesota dropped a 5-3 decision at Target Field on Saturday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Francisco Liriano.
Chicago won as a -112 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Francisco Liriano earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 2, and allowing 1 hit and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Paul Konerko in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Samuel Deduno worked 4 innings, giving up 3 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Denard Span in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 5-2 in the game.
Matt Thornton pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.