Minnesota Tops Chicago 7-5 - Recap
Justin Morneau swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 5 runs as his Twins defeated Chicago 7-5 at U.S. Cellular Field.
Minnesota was an underdog by +124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Brian Duensing earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Justin Morneau in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher John Danks worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.