Baltimore Falls 3-1 to Cleveland - Recap
Cleveland got 7 1/3 innings of work from Justin Masterson en route to a 3-1 victory over Baltimore on Monday at Progressive Field.
Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as -147 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Cleveland got 7 1/3 innings from Justin Masterson, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Shin-Soo Choo in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Tommy Hunter worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam Jones in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 10 hits, while Baltimore only had 8.
The game was closed out by Chris Perez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Detroit. Baltimore will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tampa Bay.