Josh Tomlin vs Max Scherzer Tilt Ends in Detroit 4-1 Win
|Josh Tomlin vs Max Scherzer Tilt Ends in Detroit 4-1 Win|
Detroit got 7 innings of work from Max Scherzer en route to a 4-1 victory over Cleveland on Friday at Comerica Park.
Detroit won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 7 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Austin Jackson in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Josh Tomlin worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Michael Brantley in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 8 hits, while Cleveland only had 5.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.