Cleveland Falls 5-3 to Chicago - Recap
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Cleveland was handed a 5-3 defeat against Chicago on Tuesday at Progressive Field.
Chicago won as a +125 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Hector Santiago earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from A.J. Pierzynski in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Santana in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while Cleveland only had 8.
Addison Reed pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.