Detroit vs Cleveland Wrap - Cleveland Wins 4-2
Cleveland got 1 inning of work from Vinnie Pestano en route to a 4-2 victory over Detroit on Wednesday at Progressive Field.
Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Cleveland got 6 1/3 innings from Zach McAllister, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. Vinnie Pestano earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Travis Hafner in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Doug Fister worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Miguel Cabrera in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 10 hits, while Cleveland only had 7.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.