Carmona, Tribe dominate Jays
Fausto Carmona pitched a gem on Monday afternoon as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 in Game 1 of the day’s doubleheader.
The Indians were winners as -140 home favorites in this contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the day’s posted total (8.5).
Carmona pitched a complete-game shutout for Cleveland, giving up just five hits and fanning three Toronto hitters.
Blue Jays starter A.J. Burnett went 7 2-3 innings in the loss, surrendering three earned runs on five hits while striking out seven batters.
Asdrubal Cabrera homered and drove in two runs for Cleveland in the win, while David Dellucci collected the team’s other RBI.
Matt Stairs picked up three hits for Toronto, who had been listed as +120 road underdogs in the contest.