Detroit Falls 5-4 to Cleveland - Recap
Cleveland needed extra innings to claim victory on Monday, scoring late against Detroit for a 5-4 final at Progressive Field.
Cleveland won as a -111 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Scott Atchison earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jesus Aguilar in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Drew Smyly worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Miguel Cabrera in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 14 hits, while Detroit only had 10.