Oakland Drops Boston 5-3 - Match Report
Oakland got a 5-3 victory over Boston on Tuesday, with Jarrod Parker earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +151 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Oakland got 6 2/3 innings from Jarrod Parker, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Jemile Weeks in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Felix Doubront worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Cody Ross in a losing cause.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.
Jordan Norberto pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.