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New York Falls 5-2 to Detroit - Recap

Detroit got 7 innings of work from Justin Verlander en route to a 5-2 victory over New York on Thursday at Comerica Park.

The Tigers were a -225 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Detroit got 7 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBI from Austin Jackson in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.

Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face San Francisco looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face New York.