Cleveland Drops Chicago 6-4 - Match Report
Chicago dropped a 6-4 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Tony Sipp.
Cleveland was an underdog by +142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Cleveland got 4 2/3 innings from Justin Masterson, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 2. Tony Sipp earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Jason Kipnis in the win.
Chicago got a 3 1/3-inning outing from Hector Santiago in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Rios had 2 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Chris Perez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tampa Bay.