Joe Smith Earns Win in Cleveland vs Detroit Game
Cleveland got a 5-3 victory over Detroit on Thursday, with Joe Smith earning the victory and helping Indians moneyline bettors cash out.
Cleveland won as a +156 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cleveland got 6 1/3 innings from Zach McAllister, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 7. Joe Smith earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Jason Kipnis in the win.
Detroit got a 7-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Austin Jackson had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Cleveland heads into a battle against Minnesota. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.