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Bartolo Colon vs Josh Lindblom Tilt Ends in Oakland 9-2 Win

Oakland got 7 innings of work from Bartolo Colon en route to a 9-2 victory over Texas on Monday at Rangers Ballpark.

The Athletics were a +120 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 10.5.

Oakland got 7 innings from Bartolo Colon, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Seth Smith in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Josh Lindblom worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from David Murphy in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 15 hits, while Texas only had 6.