Oakland Tops Chicago 2-1 - Recap
|Oakland Tops Chicago 2-1 - Recap|
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Chicago was handed a 2-1 defeat against Oakland on Monday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Oakland won as a +112 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tyson Ross earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Kurt Suzuki in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Mark Buehrle worked 8 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Paul Konerko in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
Brian Fuentes pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.