Cleveland Tops Chicago 2-0 - Recap
Cleveland got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 2-0 victory over Chicago on Saturday at Progressive Field.
Cleveland won as a -166 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Justin Masterson earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Nick Swisher in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Scott Carroll worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam Dunn in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.