Game Wrap - Oakland 7-4 Victors Over White Sox
|Game Wrap - Oakland 7-4 Victors Over White Sox|
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Chicago was handed a 7-4 defeat against Oakland on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Athletics were a +102 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Oakland got 5 2/3 innings from Brett Anderson, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3. Grant Balfour earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Daric Barton in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher John Danks worked 8 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Juan Pierre in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 11 hits, while Chicago only had 9.
The game was closed out by Brian Fuentes who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Detroit. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.