Oakland Drops Minnesota 6-3 - Match Report
Jonny Gomes drove in 5 runs as his Athletics defeated Minnesota 6-3 at Target Field.
The Athletics were a +122 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Oakland got 6 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 5 RBIs from Jonny Gomes in the win.
Minnesota got an 8-inning outing from Francisco Liriano in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Denard Span had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 9 hits, while Oakland only had 8.
Ryan Cook pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.