Toronto Oakland Game Ends in 2-0 Athletics Victory - Recap
Rich Harden struck out 11 batters as Oakland defeated Toronto 2-0 in baseball wagering action Friday at Overstock.com Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -108 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from Rich Harden, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 11. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brett Cecil worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jose Bautista in a losing cause.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 4-3 advantage in hits.
Andrew Bailey pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.