Recap - Detroit Defeats Oakland 10-6
|Recap - Detroit Defeats Oakland 10-6|
Oakland dropped a 10-6 decision at O.co Coliseum on Thursday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Max Scherzer.
Detroit was favored by -132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Detroit got 6 1/3 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Reddick in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 17-9 in the game.