Tigers dump Jays in opener

Tigers dump Jays in opener

Miguel Cabrera had three hits and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Detroit Tigers to a series-opening 5-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday at Comerica Park.

The Tigers won this game as -156 favorites, while the seven runs went UNDER the day’s posted over/under (7.5) set by sportsbooks.

Justin Verlanders scattered eight hits and two runs over eight innings in the victory. Jose Valverde closed out the ninth for his 20th save of the season for the Tigers.

Ricky Romero suffered the loss, giving up seven hits and three runs over seven innings for the Blue Jays.