Ricky Nolasco vs Chris Sale Battle Sees Minnesota Fall 5-3
Chicago used a 2-HR day from Alejandro De Aza on Monday at U.S. Cellular Field as the White Sox defeated Minnesota 5-3 in baseball action.
Chicago was favored by -175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Chicago got 7 1/3 innings from Chris Sale, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 3 RBIs from Alejandro De Aza in the win.
Minnesota got a 6-inning outing from Ricky Nolasco in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Kurt Suzuki had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by Matt Lindstrom who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.