Game Wrap - Oakland 6-5 Victors Over Yankees
|Game Wrap - Oakland 6-5 Victors Over Yankees|
Brandon Allen swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Athletics defeated New York 6-5 at Yankee Stadium.
The Athletics were a +185 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Brandon McCarthy earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Brandon Allen in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Derek Jeter in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.
Andrew Bailey pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.