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Los Angeles Falls 8-1 Against Oakland - Game Recap

Oakland got 8 innings of work from A.J. Griffin en route to an 8-1 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday at Angel Stadium.

Oakland was an underdog by +132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Oakland got 8 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Chris Young in the win.

Los Angeles' starting pitcher Jason Vargas worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Hamilton in a losing cause.

Oakland outhit their counterparts 16-5 in the game.

Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Houston.