Oakland vs Tampa Bay Game Final 6-1 - Brandon McCarthy Earns Win
|Oakland vs Tampa Bay Game Final 6-1 - Brandon McCarthy Earns Win|
Oakland grabbed a 6-1 win over Tampa Bay on Tuesday, as Brandon McCarthy was credited with a win at Overstock.com Coliseum.
The Athletics were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Brandon McCarthy earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Kurt Suzuki in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher David Price worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Casey Kotchman in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 9 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 7.