New York Drops Oakland 17-7 - Match Report
It wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and New York made sure they came out on the winning end on Friday, grabbing a 17-7 victory over Oakland at Yankee Stadium.
New York was favored by -170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
New York got 4 1/3 innings from Philip Hughes, who gave up 7 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3. Hector Noesi earned the victory, while the Yankees got 5 RBIs from Nick Swisher in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Trevor Cahill worked 2 innings, giving up 9 hits and 10 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jemile Weeks in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 17 hits, while Oakland only had 13.