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Detroit Tigers Cleveland Indians Game Ends in 8-6 Indians Victory - Recap

Detroit pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Oscar Mercado and it cost them dearly in a 8-6 loss on Monday at Progressive Field.

Cleveland was favored by -210 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 10.5.

Nick Wittgren earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 1.1 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Tyler Naquin in the win.

Detroit got a 1-inning outing from Trevor Rosenthal in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 1 hits in his time on the mound, while Jordy Mercer had 3 hits in the loss for the Tigers.

Cleveland outhit their counterparts 14-11 in the game.

The game was closed out by Brad Hand who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.