Toronto vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 5-3
Detroit got a 5-3 victory over Toronto on Tuesday, with Max Scherzer earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
Detroit was favored by -230 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Max Scherzer earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Omar Infante in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Ricky Romero worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from David Cooper in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 10 hits, while Detroit only had 8.
The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.