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Detroit Tops New York 2-1 - Recap

New York dropped a 2-1 decision at Comerica Park on Tuesday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Justin Verlander.

Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -176 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.

Detroit got 8 1/3 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBI from Miguel Cabrera in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Philip Hughes worked 3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ichiro Suzuki in a losing cause.

Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-5 advantage in hits.

Phil Coke pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.