Recap - Detroit Defeats Baltimore 5-3
|Recap - Detroit Defeats Baltimore 5-3|
Prince Fielder swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 4 runs as his Tigers defeated Baltimore 5-3 at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -280 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Detroit got 6 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. Joaquin Benoit earned the victory, while the Tigers got 4 RBIs from Prince Fielder in the win.
Baltimore got a 6-inning outing from Tommy Hunter in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Nick Markakis had 2 hits in the loss for the Orioles.
Baltimore enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-5 advantage in hits.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.