Oakland Tops Toronto 4-1 - Recap
Oakland moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 4-1 win against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Rich Harden earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Toronto got a 7-inning outing from Brett Cecil in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Yunel Escobar had 2 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
The game was closed out by Andrew Bailey who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.