Cleveland vs New York Game Final 3-1 - Justin Masterson Earns Win
|Cleveland vs New York Game Final 3-1 - Justin Masterson Earns Win|
Cleveland grabbed a 3-1 win over New York on Saturday, as Justin Masterson was credited with a win at Progressive Field.
Cleveland won as a +166 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Justin Masterson earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Michael Brantley in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda worked 8 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Derek Jeter in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
Chris Perez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.