Rick Porcello vs Nick Martinez Battle Sees Texas Fall 6-0
Detroit didn't allow Texas to get on track at the plate, mowing them down for a 6-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Thursday.
Detroit was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Detroit got 9 innings from Rick Porcello, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. Rick Porcello earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Austin Jackson in the win.
Texas's starting pitcher Nick Martinez worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Leonys Martin in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 12 hits, while Texas only had 3.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For Texas, they head home to face Minnesota.