Anibal Sanchez vs Henderson Alvarez Battle Sees Detroit Fall 5-1
Toronto got a 5-1 victory over Detroit on Saturday, with Henderson Alvarez earning the victory and helping Blue Jays moneyline bettors cash out.
Toronto was an underdog by +128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Henderson Alvarez earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Colby Rasmus in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brennan Boesch in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 10 hits, while Detroit only had 5.