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Dan Haren Tagged With Loss in Athletics-Angels Match

Oakland got a 5-3 victory over Los Angeles on Friday, with Brandon McCarthy earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.

Oakland was an underdog by +113 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.

Oakland got 5 1/3 innings from Brandon McCarthy, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.

Los Angeles got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Dan Haren in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Erick Aybar had 2 hits in the loss for the Angels.

Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-8 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Andrew Bailey who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.