Detroit Drops Minnesota 5-2 - Match Report
Detroit got a 5-2 victory over Minnesota on Sunday, with Doug Fister earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
Detroit was favored by -147 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Doug Fister earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 2 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Torii Hunter in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher P.J. Walters worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 11-3 in the game.
Joaquin Benoit pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Chicago.