Aaron Heilman Tagged With Loss in Tigers-Diamondbacks Match
Detroit got an 8-3 victory over Arizona on Sunday, with Alberto Alburquerque earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
The Tigers were a -141 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Alberto Alburquerque earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Joe Saunders worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Miguel Montero in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Arizona as they had 12 hits, while Detroit only had 10.
Detroit heads into a battle against Toronto. Arizona, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cleveland.