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Detroit Tops Minnesota 5-1 - Recap

Detroit used a 2-HR day from Miguel Cabrera on Wednesday at Comerica Park as the Tigers defeated Minnesota 5-1 in baseball action.

Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -265 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Brian Duensing worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Denard Span in a losing cause.

Detroit outhit their counterparts 10-4 in the game.