Max Scherzer vs Chris Sale Battle Sees Chicago Fall 4-0
Detroit didn't allow Chicago to get on track at the plate, mowing them down for a 4-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Thursday.
Detroit was an underdog by +107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.
Max Scherzer earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Sale worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Gordon Beckham in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 10-3 in the game.
Detroit looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Kansas City.