Recap - New York Defeats Detroit 5-4
New York got 1 inning of work from Mariano Rivera en route to a 5-4 victory over Detroit on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
New York was an underdog by +151 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
New York got 4 1/3 innings from Andy Pettitte, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 3. Mariano Rivera earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Alex Rodriguez in the win.
Detroit got a 7-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Victor Martinez had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 13-8 in the game.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.