Tigers crush Cubs
Chris Shelton hit a pair of home runs and drove in three runs Sunday, as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Chicago Cubs 12-3.
The Tigers were a –135 favorite in the game. The 15 runs scored were OVER the posted over/under total (9.5).
Brandon Inge hit a pair of home runs for Detroit, while Curtis Granderson, Carlos Guillen and Marcus Thames all hit a solo shot.
Henry Blanco, Aramis Ramirez and Phil Nevin each clubbed a solo homer for Chicago.
Kenny Rogers improved to 10-3 after pitching eight innings and allowing two runs on four hits.
Mark Prior was roughed up for seven runs on seven hits, including four home runs over three 2-3 innings for Chicago.