Oakland Tops Baltimore 5-2 - Recap
Oakland got a 5-2 victory over Baltimore on Friday, with Brandon McCarthy earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
Oakland won as a +113 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oakland got 7 innings from Brandon McCarthy, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Josh Reddick in the win.
Baltimore got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Jake Arrieta in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Nolan Reimold had 1 hit in the loss for the Orioles.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.