Oakland vs Los Angeles Recap - Athletics Over Angels 4-1
Oakland got a 4-1 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday, with A.J. Griffin earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
Oakland won as a +118 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
A.J. Griffin earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Coco Crisp in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Albert Pujols in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 9 hits, while Los Angeles only had 8.
Ryan Cook pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.