Oakland vs Chicago Recap - White Sox Over Athletics 7-3
|Oakland vs Chicago Recap - White Sox Over Athletics 7-3|
Chris Sale reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 11 Athletics en route to a 7-3 win over Oakland on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Chicago was favored by -149 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 6 2/3 innings from Chris Sale, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 11. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 2 RBIs from Gordon Beckham in the win.
Oakland got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Bartolo Colon in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Adam Rosales had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track at Kansas City.