New York vs Oakland Final: 5-0 - Recap
New York's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Oakland scoreless in a 5-0 victory on Monday at Overstock.com Coliseum.
The Yankees were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Bartolo Colon earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Mark Teixeira in the win.
Oakland got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Trevor Cahill in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 5 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Willingham had 1 hit in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 7 hits, while Oakland only had 4.