Recap - Oakland Defeats Los Angeles 11-5
|Recap - Oakland Defeats Los Angeles 11-5|
Brandon Moss drove in 5 runs as his Athletics defeated Los Angeles 11-5 at Angel Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +121 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Tom Milone earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Brandon Moss in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Joe Blanton worked 5 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Albert Pujols in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 16-14 in the game.