Polanco, Tigers topple Athletics
Placido Polanco went 2-for-5 with a two-run jack and three runs batted in to lead the Detroit Tigers over the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Detroit won as -130 road favorites as the game played UNDER the 9.5-run total listed by sportsbooks.
Ryan Raburn was 3-for-3 with an RBI for the Tigers, while winning pitcher Armando Galarraga gave up one run over 6 1-3 innings for Detroit.
Mark Ellis hit a two-run bomb for Oakland, as Gio Gonzalez allowed three runs over five innings to take the defeat for the Athletics.