Texas Falls 1-0 to Oakland - Recap
Oakland got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 1-0 victory over Texas on Tuesday at Rangers Ballpark.
Oakland won as a +188 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oakland got 7 innings from Daniel Straily, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Yoenis Cespedes in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Yu Darvish worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Craig Gentry in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 7-3 in the game.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.