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Cleveland Falls 7-5 to Detroit - Recap

Detroit got 7 innings of work from Justin Verlander en route to a 7-5 victory over Cleveland on Friday at Comerica Park.

The Tigers were a -215 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Detroit got 7 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBI from Andy Dirks in the win.

Cleveland's starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez worked 3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 12 hits, while Cleveland only had 10.