Max Scherzer vs Zach McAllister Tilt Ends in Detroit 10-3 Win
Cleveland dropped a 10-3 decision at Progressive Field on Thursday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Max Scherzer.
Detroit won as a -160 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Max Scherzer earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Zach McAllister worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-6 advantage in hits.
Detroit looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.