Scott Diamond vs John Danks Battle Sees Chicago Fall 4-3
Minnesota grabbed a 4-3 win over Chicago on Wednesday, as Scott Diamond was credited with a win at U.S. Cellular Field.
Minnesota won as a +128 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Scott Diamond earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Brian Dozier in the win.
Chicago got a 7-inning outing from John Danks in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Alejandro De Aza had 1 hit in the loss for the White Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 7 hits, while Chicago only had 6.
The game was closed out by Glen Perkins who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Oakland. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.