Chicago Drops Detroit 8-2 - Match Report
Chicago grabbed an 8-2 win over Detroit on Friday, as Gavin Floyd was credited with a win at Comerica Park.
Chicago was an underdog by +183 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Gavin Floyd earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Carlos Quentin in the win.
Detroit got a 6-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Miguel Cabrera had 2 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 12 hits, while Detroit only had 7.