Mark Buehrle vs Max Scherzer Tilt Ends in Detroit 18-2 Win
Detroit scored early and often on Sunday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with an 18 -2 win over Chicago.
The Tigers were a -139 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Max Scherzer earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Andy Dirks in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Mark Buehrle worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Dayan Viciedo in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 24-9 advantage in hits.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Minnesota.