Detroit Falls 1-0 Against Boston - Game Recap
Detroit wasted a 10-effort from Justin Verlander and fell 1-0 on Tuesday against Boston at Comerica Park.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as +135 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Boston got 6 2/3 innings from John Lackey, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 1 RBI from Mike Napoli in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Justin Verlander worked 8 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Torii Hunter in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 6 hits, while Boston only had 4.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.