Detroit Downed 4-2 By Cleveland - Drew Smyly Takes Loss
Detroit dropped a 4-2 decision at Comerica Park on Tuesday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez.
Cleveland was an underdog by +147 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Ubaldo Jimenez earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Shin-Soo Choo in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Drew Smyly worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Miguel Cabrera in a losing cause.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.