Recap - Detroit Defeats Cleveland 4-1
Cleveland dropped a 4-1 decision at Comerica Park on Sunday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher J Alvarez.
The Tigers were a -120 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Detroit got 6 innings from J Alvarez, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Don Kelly in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Santana in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Joaquin Benoit who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Detroit looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track at Texas.