Dylan Axelrod vs Mike Pelfrey Battle Sees Minnesota Fall 9-4
Minnesota pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Adam Dunn and it cost them dearly in a 9-4 loss on Wednesday at Target Field.
Chicago was an underdog by +128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Chicago got 5 1/3 innings from Dylan Axelrod, who gave up 3 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 5 RBIs from Adam Dunn in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jamey Carroll in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-11 advantage in hits.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.