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Jake Peavy vs Drew Smyly Battle Sees Chicago Fall 5-4

Detroit got 1 inning of work from Jose Valverde en route to a 5-4 victory over Chicago on Friday at Comerica Park.

Detroit won as a -115 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got 6 innings from Drew Smyly, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 7. Jose Valverde earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Jhonny Peralta in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Jake Peavy worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Gordon Beckham in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while Detroit only had 9.