Chicago Downed 4-2 By Detroit - Jesse Crain Takes Loss
Detroit got a 4-2 victory over Chicago on Saturday, with Justin Verlander earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
Detroit won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 8 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Brennan Boesch in the win.
Chicago got a 6-inning outing from Edwin Jackson in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Alexei Ramirez had 2 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 7.
The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.