Game Wrap - Cleveland 9-8 Victors Over White Sox
Chicago dropped a 9-8 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Matt Langwell.
Cleveland was an underdog by +117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Matt Langwell earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jason Kipnis in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jose Quintana worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alejandro De Aza in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while Cleveland only had 12.
Vinnie Pestano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.