Jeanmar Gomez vs Max Scherzer Battle Sees Detroit Fall 9-6
Detroit dropped a 9-6 decision at Comerica Park on Wednesday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jeanmar Gomez.
Cleveland won as a +151 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jeanmar Gomez earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 6 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Michael Brantley in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Max Scherzer worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Miguel Cabrera in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.