New York Falls 5-4 to Detroit - Recap
New York struck out 11 times against Justin Verlander in losing 5-4 to Detroit on Monday at Comerica Park.
Detroit was favored by -122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 11, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ramon Santiago in the win.
New York's starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Derek Jeter in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 2 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.