Cleveland Falls 4-2 to Detroit - Recap
Anibal Sanchez struck out 11 batters as Detroit defeated Cleveland 4-2 in baseball wagering action Monday at Progressive Field.
Detroit won as a -118 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 7 2/3 innings from Anibal Sanchez, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 11. Alberto Alburquerque earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Alex Avila in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Corey Kluber worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Brantley in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 12 hits, while Cleveland only had 5.
Joaquin Benoit pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.