Recap - Detroit Defeats Texas 7-5

Recap - Detroit Defeats Texas 7-5

Texas pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Delmon Young and it cost them dearly in a 7-5 loss on Thursday at Comerica Park.

Detroit won as a -148 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 3, and allowing 8 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Delmon Young in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher C.J. Wilson worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Hamilton in a losing cause.

Phil Coke pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.