Recap - Detroit Defeats Cleveland 4-3
Justin Verlander struck out 10 batters as Detroit defeated Cleveland 4-3 in baseball wagering action Thursday at Progressive Field.
Detroit won as a -174 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Austin Jackson in the win.
Cleveland got a 7-inning outing from Fausto Carmona in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Asdrubal Cabrera had 1 hit in the loss for the Indians.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 8-3 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Minnesota.