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Recap - Chicago Defeats Detroit 5-2

Chicago shook off a 11-strikeout performance by Max Scherzer and still managed to post a 5-2 victory over the Tigers on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field.

The White Sox were a -102 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Chicago got 6 2/3 innings from Jake Peavy, who gave up 2 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 1 RBI from Brent Morel in the win.

Detroit got a 6-inning outing from Max Scherzer in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Brennan Boesch had 2 hits in the loss for the Tigers.

The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 7 hits, while Detroit only had 6.

Hector Santiago pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.