Detroit Drops Minnesota 8-0 - Match Report
Detroit's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Minnesota scoreless in an 8-0 victory on Saturday at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -230 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Doug Fister earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Delmon Young in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Samuel Deduno worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Joe Mauer in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 12 hits, while Minnesota only had 7.