Justin Verlander vs Kevin Millwood Battle Sees Seattle Fall 6-4
Detroit got 6 innings of work from Justin Verlander en route to a 6-4 victory over Seattle on Tuesday at Safeco Field.
Detroit won as a -195 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 6 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Andy Dirks in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Kevin Millwood worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brendan Ryan in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-8 advantage in hits.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.