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Tampa Bay Falls 2-0 Against Detroit - Game Recap

Detroit got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 2-0 victory over Tampa Bay on Friday at Tropicana Field.

Bettors who backed the Tigers were rewarded as +290 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.

Detroit got 5 innings from Drew VerHagen, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 3. Drew VerHagen earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBIs from Jordy Mercer in the win.

Tampa Bay got a 7-inning outing from Charlie Morton in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Matt Duffy had 3 hits in the loss for the Rays.

Detroit outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.

The game was closed out by Joe Jimenez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 1 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.