Detroit vs New York Final: 8-3 - Recap
Prince Fielder swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 5 runs as his Tigers defeated New York 8-3 at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -175 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Doug Fister earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Prince Fielder in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Ivan Nova worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kevin Youkilis in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-6 advantage in hits.
Drew Smyly pitched the final 4 innings for the save. He struck out 5 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.