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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.