Recap - Oakland Defeats New York 5-4
|Recap - Oakland Defeats New York 5-4|
Oakland grabbed a 5-4 win over New York on Sunday, as Jerry Blevins was credited with a win at Yankee Stadium.
The Athletics were a +146 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jerry Blevins earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Cliff Pennington in the win.
New York got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Hiroki Kuroda in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Derek Jeter had 2 hits in the loss for the Yankees.
New York outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. New York will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.