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Game Wrap - Cleveland 9-2 Victors Over Athletics

Scott Kazmir reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Athletics en route to a 9-2 win over Oakland on Thursday at Progressive Field.

Cleveland was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Cleveland got 6 innings from Scott Kazmir, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 10. earned the victory, while the Indians got 3 RBIs from Jason Kipnis in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam Rosales in a losing cause.

Cleveland outhit their counterparts 12-7 in the game.

Cleveland heads into a battle against Detroit. Oakland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.