Detroit Drops Cleveland 5-4 - Match Report
Cleveland dropped a 5-4 decision at Comerica Park on Wednesday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Ryan Perry.
Detroit won as a -182 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ryan Perry earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 2, and allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jhonny Peralta in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Zach McAllister worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Travis Hafner in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-7 advantage in hits.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.