Oakland Downed 4-2 By Baltimore - Gio Gonzalez Takes Loss
Baltimore moneyline bettors cashed on Monday courtesy of a 4-2 win against the Oakland Athletics at Camden Yards.
Baltimore was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Brian Matusz earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Nick Markakis in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Conor Jackson in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 9 hits, while Oakland only had 7.
The game was closed out by Kevin Gregg who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.