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Cleveland Drops New York 8-1 - Match Report

Scott Kazmir struck out 12 batters as Cleveland defeated New York 8-1 in baseball wagering action Friday at Progressive Field.

The Indians were a -168 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Scott Kazmir earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 12, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Nick Swisher in the win.

New York got a 5-inning outing from Zack Wheeler in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 5 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Juan Lagares had 2 hits in the loss for the Mets.

The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 10 hits, while New York only had 7.