Game Wrap - Detroit 8-6 Victors Over Indians
Cleveland got a 2-HR day from Shelley Duncan on Wednesday at Progressive Field but Detroit still managed to defeat Cleveland 8-6 in baseball action.
Detroit was favored by -168 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Detroit got 6 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 4 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 4 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Shelley Duncan in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 13 hits, while Cleveland only had 6.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face Chicago.