Cleveland vs Chicago Game Final 7-5 - Justin Masterson Earns Win
Cleveland got 6 1/3 innings of work from Justin Masterson en route to a 7-5 victory over Chicago on Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Cleveland was an underdog by +101 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Cleveland got 6 1/3 innings from Justin Masterson, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 4 RBIs from Jason Kipnis in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher John Danks worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alejandro De Aza in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 11-9 in the game.
Chris Perez pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.