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Justin Grimm vs Doug Fister Battle Sees Texas Fall 7-2

Detroit grabbed a 7-2 win over Texas on Friday, as Doug Fister was credited with a win at Comerica Park.

Detroit won as a -179 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Doug Fister earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Justin Grimm worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from A.J. Pierzynski in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 11 hits, while Texas only had 10.