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Brandon McCarthy Earns Win in Oakland vs Minnesota Game

Oakland got a 7-3 victory over Minnesota on Sunday, with Brandon McCarthy earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.

Oakland won as a -145 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Oakland got 6 innings from Brandon McCarthy, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Ryan Sweeney in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Carl Pavano worked 4 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Joe Mauer in a losing cause.

Next game, Oakland takes its act on the road to face Seattle looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.