Recap - New York Defeats Detroit 6-3
New York moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 6-3 win against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees were a -145 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
New York got 6 innings from C.C. Sabathia, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. Joba Chamberlain earned the victory, while the Yankees got 3 RBIs from Mark Teixeira in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Justin Verlander worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brandon Inge in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 6 hits, while New York only had 5.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.