Cleveland Tops Detroit 4-0 - Recap
Joe Smith led Cleveland to a shutout performance against Detroit 4-0 on Sunday at Comerica Park.
Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as +145 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Cleveland got 6 innings from Danny Salazar, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Joe Smith earned the victory, while the Indians got 4 RBIs from Mike Aviles in the win.
Detroit got a 7-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Avila had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 11 hits, while Cleveland only had 5.
Cleveland heads into a battle against Baltimore. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.