Justin Verlander vs Ricky Romero Battle Sees Toronto Fall 9-0
|Justin Verlander vs Ricky Romero Battle Sees Toronto Fall 9-0|
Toronto couldn't get its offense rolling against Justin Verlander in a 9-0 loss to Detroit in baseball action on Saturday.
Detroit won as a -118 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 9 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.
Toronto got a 3 1/3-inning outing from Ricky Romero in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Yunel Escobar had 0 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 11-0 in the game.