Colby Lewis vs Max Scherzer Battle Sees Texas Fall 6-5
|Colby Lewis vs Max Scherzer Battle Sees Texas Fall 6-5|
Detroit moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 6-5 win against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park.
Detroit won as a -117 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 6 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 1. Joaquin Benoit earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Alex Avila in the win.
Texas got a 4-inning outing from Colby Lewis in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Nelson Cruz had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 14 hits, while Texas only had 10.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.