Ricky Romero Tagged With Loss in Blue Jays-Athletics Match
Coco Crisp swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Athletics defeated Toronto 16-0 at Rogers Centre.
Oakland won as a +117 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oakland got 6 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 3 RBIs from Chris Carter in the win.
Toronto got a 1 1/3-inning outing from Ricky Romero in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 6 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Brett Lawrie had 1 hit in the loss for the Blue Jays.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 14 hits, while Toronto only had 5.