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Jesse Chavez Tagged With Loss in Athletics-Tigers Match

Detroit got a 5-4 victory over Oakland on Thursday, with Rick Porcello earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.

Detroit was an underdog by +132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.

Detroit got 5 2/3 innings from Rick Porcello, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. Rick Porcello earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Jesse Chavez worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from John Jaso in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 11 hits, while Oakland only had 9.

J Nathan pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 3 hits in his outing.

Detroit looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Los Angeles.