Recap - Detroit Defeats Chicago 1-0
Anibal Sanchez struck out 10 batters as Detroit defeated Chicago 1-0 in baseball wagering action Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -175 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Anibal Sanchez earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 4, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Omar Infante in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jose Quintana worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Leury Garcia in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 10-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Joaquin Benoit who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Detroit looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.