John Danks vs R.A. Dickey Battle Sees Toronto Fall 5-4
Toronto pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Jose Abreu and it cost them dearly in a 5-4 loss on Friday at Rogers Centre.
Chicago was an underdog by +142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from John Danks, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 2. John Danks earned the victory, while the White Sox got 2 RBIs from Jose Abreu in the win.
Toronto got a 6-inning outing from R.A. Dickey in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Munenori Kawasaki had 2 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
Toronto enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Jake Petricka who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.