Game Wrap - Detroit 4-3 Victors Over Astros
Houston struck out 13 times against Max Scherzer in losing 4-3 to Detroit on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -166 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.
Phil Coke earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Houston got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Brett Oberholtzer in the loss. He gave up 1 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Presley had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.
J Nathan pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.