Vance Worley vs Jake Peavy Battle Sees Chicago Fall 2-1
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Chicago was handed a 2-1 defeat against Minnesota on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Twins were a +158 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Minnesota got 7 innings from Vance Worley, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Casey Fien earned the victory, while the Twins got 1 RBI from Josh Willingham in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jake Peavy worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Paul Konerko in a losing cause.
Minnesota outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Glen Perkins who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.