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Detroit Falls 5-3 Against New York - Game Recap

Detroit got a 2-HR day from Alex Avila on Monday at Comerica Park but New York still managed to defeat Detroit 5-3 in baseball action.

New York was an underdog by +124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Joba Chamberlain earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jorge Posada in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Justin Verlander worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Ramon Santiago in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 11 hits, while Detroit only had 8.

The game was closed out by Mariano Rivera who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.