Jered Weaver vs Justin Verlander Battle Sees Los Angeles Fall 3-2
Detroit got 8 innings of work from Justin Verlander en route to a 3-2 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at Comerica Park.
Detroit was favored by -138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 2, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Magglio Ordonez in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Jered Weaver worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Maicer Izturis in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 4-1 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Detroit looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.