Seattle Falls 8-5 Against Oakland - Game Recap
Seattle dropped an 8-5 decision at O.co Coliseum on Sunday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Trevor Cahill.
The Athletics were a -172 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Oakland got 5 innings from Trevor Cahill, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from David DeJesus in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Blake Beavan worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ichiro Suzuki in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 13 hits, while Oakland only had 10.
The game was closed out by Andrew Bailey who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Seattle, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.