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Justin Verlander vs Justin Masterson Battle Sees Cleveland Fall 5-1

Detroit got 8 innings of work from Justin Verlander en route to a 5-1 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday at Progressive Field.

Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.

Detroit got 8 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 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 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.

Detroit outhit their counterparts 7-4 in the game.