Recap - Philadelphia Defeats Oakland 3-1
|Recap - Philadelphia Defeats Oakland 3-1|
Oakland dropped a 3-1 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday as Philadelphia legged out a win behind winning pitcher Roy Halladay.
Philadelphia was favored by -240 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 9 innings from Roy Halladay, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 1 RBI from Shane Victorino in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Joshua Outman worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Conor Jackson in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 10 hits, while Oakland only had 8.
Philadelphia heads into a battle against Boston. Oakland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.