Travis Blackley vs Joe Saunders Tilt Ends in Arizona 4-3 Win
|Travis Blackley vs Joe Saunders Tilt Ends in Arizona 4-3 Win|
Arizona got 6 innings of work from Joe Saunders en route to a 4-3 victory over Oakland on Sunday at Chase Field.
The Diamondbacks were a -157 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Arizona got 6 innings from Joe Saunders, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Diamondbacks got 2 RBIs from Jason Kubel in the win.
Oakland got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Travis Blackley in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Jemile Weeks had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 9 hits, while Arizona only had 6.
J.J. Putz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Arizona heads into a battle against Texas. Oakland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.