Jarred Cosart Tagged With Loss in Tigers-Astros Match
Detroit's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Houston scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Monday at Comerica Park.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as -257 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Detroit got 8 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBI from Victor Martinez in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Jarred Cosart worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Dexter Fowler in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 6-3 in the game.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.