Detroit Cleveland Game Ends in 5-3 Tigers Victory - Recap
Cleveland dropped a 5-3 decision at Progressive Field on Wednesday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Max Scherzer.
The Tigers were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Detroit got 7 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Quintin Berry in the win.
Cleveland got a 6-inning outing from Derek Lowe in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Shin-Soo Choo had 1 hit in the loss for the Indians.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 8 hits, while Cleveland only had 5.
The game was closed out by Jose Valverde who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.