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Los Angeles Downed 4-3 By Oakland - Rich Thompson Takes Loss

Oakland needed extra innings to claim victory on Saturday, scoring late against Los Angeles for a 4-3 final at Overstock.com Coliseum.

The Athletics were a -112 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Oakland got 7 innings from Rich Harden, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. Brad Ziegler earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Coco Crisp in the win.

Los Angeles' starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Vernon Wells in a losing cause.

Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-5 advantage in hits.