Detroit vs Toronto Recap - Tigers Over Blue Jays 4-1
Toronto pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Jhonny Peralta and it cost them dearly in a 4-1 loss on Sunday at Rogers Centre.
The Tigers were a -142 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 8 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Jhonny Peralta in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brett Cecil worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Rajai Davis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 7 hits, while Detroit only had 5.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Detroit looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Toronto will aim to get back on the winning track at Seattle.