Cleveland Downed 6-2 By Detroit - Mitch Talbot Takes Loss
Detroit grabbed a 6-2 win over Cleveland on Thursday, as Max Scherzer was credited with a win at Comerica Park.
Detroit was favored by -167 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Max Scherzer earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.
Cleveland got a 4-inning outing from Mitch Talbot in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Brantley had 2 hits in the loss for the Indians.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 13-5 in the game.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Pittsburgh.