And That Happened: Wednesday's Scores and Highlights

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And That Happened: Wednesday's Scores and Highlights
And That Happened: Wednesday's Scores and Highlights

Here are the scores. Here are the highlights: Tigers 2, Astros 1: Yesterday this game — Justin Verlander and the mighty Astros taking on the near historically bad Detroit Tigers in Houston — was written about in terms of the gambling odds, with the Astros favored by the sports books more heavily than any baseball team has been favored in any game in the past 15 years. Which is fine for what it is and for the purposes for which oddsmakers set odds. It's important to note, however, that whatever that all means for gambling, there is no such thing as “a huge upset” in a regular season baseball game in purely baseball terms. If you took the odds out of it and just said to your average baseball fan

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