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Baltimore vs Oakland Recap - Athletics Over Orioles 6-2

Baltimore dropped a 6-2 decision at Overstock.com Coliseum on Friday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brad Ziegler.

Oakland was favored by -163 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Oakland got 5 innings from Gio Gonzalez, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Brad Ziegler earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.

Baltimore's starting pitcher Chris Tillman worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Wieters in a losing cause.

Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-6 advantage in hits.