Max Scherzer vs Miguel Gonzalez Battle Sees Detroit Fall 7-5
Baltimore shook off a 10-strikeout performance by Max Scherzer and still managed to post a 7-5 victory over the Tigers on Friday at Camden Yards.
Bettors who backed the Orioles were rewarded as +118 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Darren O'Day earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Chris Dickerson in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Max Scherzer worked 8 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andy Dirks in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 8 hits, while Baltimore only had 7.