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Brad Hand vs Jose Cisnero Battle Sees Detroit Fall 2-0

Brad Hand led Cleveland to a shutout performance against Detroit 2-0 on Thursday at Comerica Park.

Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as -250 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

Mike Clevinger earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Francisco Lindor in the win.

Detroit got a 1-inning outing from Jose Cisnero in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 1 walks and 0 hits in his time on the mound, while Harold Castro had 1 hits in the loss for the Tigers.

The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 7 hits, while Detroit only had 4.

Brad Hand pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Next game, Cleveland takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Minnesota.