Dylan Axelrod vs Rick Porcello Battle Sees Chicago Fall 8-5
Detroit moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of an 8-5 win against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -235 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Rick Porcello earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Prince Fielder in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Dylan Axelrod worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Conor Gillaspie in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 15-9 in the game.
Joaquin Benoit pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.