Detroit vs Cleveland Game Final 7-2 - Rick Porcello Earns Win
Detroit got a 7-2 victory over Cleveland on Friday, with Rick Porcello earning the victory and helping Tigers moneyline bettors cash out.
The Tigers were a -146 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Rick Porcello earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Victor Martinez in the win.
Cleveland got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Zach McAllister in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Nick Swisher had 2 hits in the loss for the Indians.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 9 hits, while Cleveland only had 7.
Bruce Rondon pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.