Texas Falls 5-0 to Detroit - Recap
|Texas Falls 5-0 to Detroit - Recap|
Detroit got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 5-0 victory over Texas on Sunday at Comerica Park.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -166 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Detroit got 7 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 2 RBIs from Jhonny Peralta in the win.
Texas got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Martin Perez in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 3 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Mitch Moreland had 1 hit in the loss for the Rangers.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 7 hits, while Texas only had 2.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Texas, they head home to face Baltimore.