Cleveland Falls 5-3 Against Detroit - Game Recap
Detroit got 6 2/3 innings of work from Anibal Sanchez en route to a 5-3 victory over Cleveland on Saturday at Progressive Field.
Detroit won as a -131 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 6 2/3 innings from Anibal Sanchez, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Alex Avila in the win.
Cleveland got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Justin Masterson in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Asdrubal Cabrera had 1 hit in the loss for the Indians.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 8 hits, while Cleveland only had 5.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.