Jake Peavy vs Justin Verlander Tilt Ends in Detroit 4-2 Win
|Jake Peavy vs Justin Verlander Tilt Ends in Detroit 4-2 Win|
Detroit got a 4-2 victory over Chicago on Friday, with Justin Verlander earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
Detroit won as a -169 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 8 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBI from Austin Jackson in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jake Peavy worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alejandro De Aza in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-4 advantage in hits.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.