Francisco Liriano vs Max Scherzer Battle Sees Chicago Fall 5-1
Detroit grabbed a 5-1 win over Chicago on Saturday, as Max Scherzer was credited with a win at Comerica Park.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -157 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Detroit got 8 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Francisco Liriano worked 4 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Dewayne Wise in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 6.