Detroit Downed 14-1 By Boston - Max Scherzer Takes Loss
Boston went on a scoring spree on Thursday at Comerica Park, running up a 14-1 win against Detroit and throwing fear into UNDER bettors in baseball betting action.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -101 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Alfredo Aceves earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jacoby Ellsbury in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Max Scherzer worked 2 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Austin Jackson in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 16 hits, while Detroit only had 5.