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Oakland vs New York Final: 5-1 - Recap

Oakland grabbed a 5-1 win over New York on Saturday, as Scott Kazmir was credited with a win at O.co Coliseum.

Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -158 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.

Scott Kazmir earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Eric Sogard in the win.

New York got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Hiroki Kuroda in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Brian McCann had 1 hits in the loss for the Yankees.

The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 8 hits, while New York only had 3.