Bartolo Colon vs Tim Lincecum Battle Sees San Francisco Fall 6-2
Oakland moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 6-2 win against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park.
Oakland won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Bartolo Colon earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Josh Reddick in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Tim Lincecum worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Melky Cabrera in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 9 hits, while San Francisco only had 8.
Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For San Francisco, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.