Jake Peavy Earns Win in Chicago vs Detroit Game
Chicago got a 7-4 victory over Detroit on Thursday, with Jake Peavy earning the victory and helping White Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the White Sox were rewarded as +135 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Jake Peavy earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Alexei Ramirez in the win.
Detroit got a 6-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 2 walks and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Austin Jackson had 1 hit in the loss for the Tigers.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-5 advantage in hits.
Addison Reed pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Philadelphia.