Gonzalez, Athletics stifle Royals

Gonzalez, Athletics stifle Royals

Gio Gonzalez gave up one run over seven innings tp earn the victory, as the Oakland Athletics downed the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Friday night.

Oakland cashed as +140 road underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the 7.5-run total set by oddsmakers.

Kevin Kouzmanoff was 2-for-4 with two runs batted in for the Athletics, as Mark Ellis went 2-for-4 with an RBI for Oakland.

Zack Greinke allowed two earned runs over six innings to take the loss for Kansas City, while Alberto Callaspo was 2-for-4 for the Royals.