Oakland Tops Colorado 8-5 - Recap
Colorado pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Brandon Moss and it cost them dearly in an 8-5 loss on Tuesday at Coors Field.
Oakland won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 10.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Bartolo Colon earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 9 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Brandon Moss in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Marco Scutaro in a losing cause.
Colorado outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.
Ryan Cook pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.