Matt Garza vs John Danks Battle Sees Texas Fall 5-2
|Matt Garza vs John Danks Battle Sees Texas Fall 5-2|
Chicago got 6 innings of work from John Danks en route to a 5-2 victory over Texas on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The White Sox were a +128 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from John Danks, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 1 RBI from Gordon Beckham in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Matt Garza worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Craig Gentry in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 11 hits, while Chicago only had 7.
The game was closed out by Addison Reed who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track at Seattle.