Tyler Matzek vs Rick Porcello Battle Sees Colorado Fall 11-5
Rick Porcello reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Rockies en route to a 11-5 win over Colorado on Saturday at Comerica Park.
Detroit was favored by -220 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Detroit got 8 innings from Rick Porcello, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 10. Rick Porcello earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.
Colorado got a 4-inning outing from Tyler Matzek in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Drew Stubbs had 3 hits in the loss for the Rockies.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 16-8 advantage in hits.