Gio Gonzalez Earns Win in Oakland vs Los Angeles Game
Oakland grabbed a 9-1 win over Los Angeles on Sunday, as Gio Gonzalez was credited with a win at Overstock.com Coliseum.
The Athletics were a -138 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Gio Gonzalez earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Conor Jackson in the win.
Los Angeles got a 1/3-inning outing from Joel Pineiro in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 4 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Alberto Callaspo had 3 hits in the loss for the Angels.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
Next game, Oakland takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Texas.