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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.