New York Downed 4-2 By Detroit - C.C. Sabathia Takes Loss
Detroit got 6 innings of work from Brad Penny en route to a 4-2 victory over New York on Tuesday at Comerica Park.
Detroit was an underdog by +150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Brad Penny earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Austin Jackson in the win.
New York's starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia worked 7 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jorge Posada in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.