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Oakland Tops Seattle 8-2 - Recap

Seattle dropped an 8-2 decision at O.co Coliseum on Thursday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher A.J. Griffin.

Oakland was favored by -157 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Oakland got 6 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 4 RBIs from Josh Reddick in the win.

Seattle's starting pitcher B Maurer worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Morse in a losing cause.

Oakland outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.

Oakland heads into a battle against Houston. Seattle, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.