Justin Verlander vs Chris Archer Battle Sees Detroit Fall 4-3
|Justin Verlander vs Chris Archer Battle Sees Detroit Fall 4-3|
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Detroit was handed a 4-3 defeat against Tampa Bay on Saturday at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a +131 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 5 innings from Chris Archer, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. Fernando Rodney earned the victory, while the Rays got 1 RBI from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Detroit got an 8-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Victor Martinez had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 12 hits, while Detroit only had 8.