Chicago vs Oakland Wrap - Oakland Wins 2-0
Oakland didn’t allow Chicago to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 2-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Tuesday.
Oakland won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tom Milone earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Eric Sogard in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Gavin Floyd worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Kosuke Fukudome in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Grant Balfour who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.