Tampa Bay Falls 5-2 to Detroit - Recap
Detroit grabbed a 5-2 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday, as Max Scherzer was credited with a win at Comerica Park.
The Tigers were a -200 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Detroit got 7 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Fausto Carmona in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while James Loney had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 13 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 6.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Baltimore.