Cleveland Detroit Game Ends in 8-7 Tigers Victory - Recap
Detroit got an 8-7 victory over Cleveland on Sunday, with Phil Coke earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
Detroit won as a -109 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 3 2/3 innings from Rick Porcello, who gave up 5 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 2. Phil Coke earned the victory, while the Tigers got 4 RBIs from Delmon Young in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Shin-Soo Choo in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 13 hits, while Detroit only had 11.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Seattle.