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Recap - Cleveland Defeats Detroit 7-4

Ernie Clement swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Indians defeated Detroit 7-4 at Comerica Park.

Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as -118 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.

Zach Plesac earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 7.2 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Yu Chang in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 2 innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Robbie Grossman in a losing cause.

Cleveland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.