Recap - Cleveland Defeats Chicago 3-2

Recap - Cleveland Defeats Chicago 3-2

Cleveland got 2/3 innings of work from Joe Smith en route to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Monday at Progressive Field.

Cleveland won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Cleveland got 7 1/3 innings from Josh Tomlin, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. Joe Smith earned the victory, while the Indians got 1 RBI from Michael Brantley in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Eric Stults worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Rios in a losing cause.

Cleveland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Tony Sipp who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.