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Oakland vs Minnesota Final: 6-1 - Recap

Oakland grabbed a 6-1 win over Minnesota on Thursday, as Daniel Straily was credited with a win at Target Field.

The Athletics were a -138 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Daniel Straily earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Josh Donaldson in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.

Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-3 advantage in hits.

Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas City.