Los Angeles Downed 4-2 By Oakland - C.J. Wilson Takes Loss
Oakland got 5 innings of work from Tom Milone en route to a 4-2 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday at Angel Stadium.
Oakland was an underdog by +190 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tom Milone earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Kurt Suzuki in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher C.J. Wilson worked 6 innings, giving up 2 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Albert Pujols in a losing cause.
Los Angeles outhit their counterparts 10-3 in the game.
The game was closed out by Grant Balfour who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Oakland heads into a battle against Cleveland. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Baltimore.