Gio Gonzalez vs Justin Verlander Battle Sees Washington Fall 11-1
Detroit scored early and often on Wednesday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 11-1 win over Washington.
Detroit was favored by -136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Detroit got 6 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Torii Hunter in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 10 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Denard Span in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 15 hits, while Washington only had 5.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.