Gio Gonzalez Earns Win in Oakland vs Los Angeles Game
Oakland scored early and often on Tuesday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 14-0 win over Los Angeles.
Oakland won as a -149 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Gio Gonzalez earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Mark Ellis in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Howie Kendrick in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 15-2 in the game.
Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Seattle.