Oakland vs Philadelphia Final: 4-1 - Recap
Oakland got 7 2/3 innings of work from Trevor Cahill en route to a 4-1 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +175 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 7 2/3 innings from Trevor Cahill, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Mark Ellis in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cole Hamels worked 8 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Chase Utley in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 10-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Andrew Bailey who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.