Jake Peavy vs Brett Myers Tilt Ends in Chicago 3-1 Win
|Jake Peavy vs Brett Myers Tilt Ends in Chicago 3-1 Win|
Jake Peavy reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 11 Indians en route to a 3-1 win over Cleveland on Sunday at Progressive Field.
Chicago won as a -123 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jake Peavy earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 11, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Paul Konerko in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 8 hits, while Cleveland only had 6.
Addison Reed pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.