New York vs Oakland Recap - Yankees Over Athletics 9-2
Mark Teixeira swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 5 runs as his Yankees defeated Oakland 9-2 at O.co Coliseum.
The Yankees were a -158 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
New York got 7 innings from C.C. Sabathia, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 5 RBIs from Mark Teixeira in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Collin Cowgill in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 14 hits, while Oakland only had 7.