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Max Scherzer Earns Win in Tampa Bay vs Detroit Game

Detroit got a 5-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Thursday, with Max Scherzer earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.

Detroit was an underdog by +110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Detroit got 6 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.

Tampa Bay's starting pitcher James Shields worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 14 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brooks Conrad in a losing cause.

Detroit outhit their counterparts 15-6 in the game.

The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.