New York Oakland Game Ends in 5-4 Athletics Victory - Recap
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 12 as New York was handed a 5-4 defeat against Oakland on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.
Oakland was an underdog by +168 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 6 2/3 innings from Bartolo Colon, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. Jerry Blevins earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Brandon Inge in the win.
New York's starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Curtis Granderson in a losing cause.
Next game, Oakland takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Seattle.