Chicago Drops Oakland 5-4 - Match Report
Chicago grabbed a 5-4 win over Oakland on Sunday, as Philip Humber was credited with a win at U.S. Cellular Field.
Chicago was favored by -136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Philip Humber earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Adam Dunn in the win.
Oakland got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Guillermo Moscoso in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Coco Crisp had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.
Sergio Santos pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas City.