Charlie Morton vs Justin Verlander Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 6-0
Justin Verlander reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Pirates en route to a 6-0 win over Pittsburgh on Friday at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -235 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Detroit got 9 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 12. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Delmon Young in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 6-inning outing from Charlie Morton in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Harrison had 1 hit in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 13 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 1.