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Justin Verlander Tagged With Loss in Tigers-Twins Match

Detroit dropped a 2-1 decision at Comerica Park on Friday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Philip Hughes.

The Twins were a +190 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Philip Hughes earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 8 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Kurt Suzuki in the win.

Detroit got a 7-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Austin Jackson had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.

Detroit outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.

Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.