Oakland Drops New York 2-1 - Match Report
Oakland grabbed a 2-1 win over New York on Saturday, as Jarrod Parker was credited with a win at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +118 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Jarrod Parker earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Yoenis Cespedes in the win.
New York got a 7 2/3-inning outing from Philip Hughes in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Rodriguez had 2 hits in the loss for the Yankees.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 6 hits, while Oakland only had 4.
The game was closed out by Sean Doolittle who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.