Jarrod Parker vs Zach Britton Battle Sees Baltimore Fall 14-9
Seth Smith drove in 5 runs as his Athletics defeated Baltimore 14-9 at Camden Yards.
Oakland was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jerry Blevins earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Seth Smith in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Zach Britton worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from J.J. Hardy in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 16 hits, while Baltimore only had 15.