Washington Falls 5-1 to Detroit - Recap
Detroit got 7 innings of work from Anibal Sanchez en route to a 5-1 victory over Washington on Tuesday at Comerica Park.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Anibal Sanchez earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Alex Avila in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Bryce Harper in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 8 hits, while Washington only had 6.