Recap - Oakland Defeats Boston 3-2
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 11 as Boston was handed a 3-2 defeat against Oakland on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.
Oakland won as a -154 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ryan Cook earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Josh Donaldson in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Brandon Workman worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 2 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jacoby Ellsbury in a losing cause.
Boston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-5 advantage in hits.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Boston will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.