Athletics edge Red Sox

Kurt Suzuki hit a pair of home runs and had three RBI Thursday, as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Boston Red Sox 9-8.

The Athletics were a +105 underdog in the game and the 17 runs scored went OVER the posted over/under total (9).

Jack Cust was 3-5 with a solo home run and three runs scored for Oakland and Mark Ellis had two RBI in the win.

Bill Hall was 4-5 with a home run, two RBI and four runs scored for Boston, while Marco Scutaro homered and had three RBI.