Toronto Downed 3-0 By Cleveland - Josh Johnson Takes Loss
Cleveland's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Toronto scoreless in a 3-0 victory on Tuesday at Progressive Field.
Cleveland was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Ubaldo Jimenez earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Asdrubal Cabrera in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Josh Johnson worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Maicer Izturis in a losing cause.
Toronto enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-4 advantage in hits.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.