Cleveland Falls 6-3 to Los Angeles - Recap
Cleveland dropped a 6-3 decision at Angel Stadium on Monday as Los Angeles legged out a win behind winning pitcher Fernando Salas.
Bettors who backed the Angels were rewarded as -122 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Los Angeles got 7 innings from Tyler Skaggs, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. Fernando Salas earned the victory, while the Angels got 2 RBIs from Erick Aybar in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Santana in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 7 hits, while Cleveland only had 5.
Joe Smith pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.