Brett Anderson vs Doug Fister Tilt Ends in Oakland 5-2 Win
Seattle dropped a 5-2 decision at Safeco Field on Sunday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brett Anderson.
The Athletics were a -137 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Brett Anderson earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Doug Fister worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ichiro Suzuki in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 10 hits, while Seattle only had 6.
The game was closed out by Brian Fuentes who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Seattle will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.