Cleveland Tops Chicago 4-1 - Recap
Chicago dropped a 4-1 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Fausto Carmona.
Cleveland won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Fausto Carmona earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 8 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Shin-Soo Choo in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Mark Buehrle worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alejandro De Aza in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 12-4 in the game.
Chris Perez pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.