Cleveland Downed 5-1 By Detroit - Corey Kluber Takes Loss
Detroit got a 5-1 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday, with Max Scherzer earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -142 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Detroit got 8 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Andy Dirks in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Corey Kluber worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 11 hits, while Cleveland only had 3.