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Athletics shut down Royals

Jack Cust homered in the Oakland Athletics' 3-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday.

Oakland won as +100 road underdogs, while the game played UNDER the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Bob Cramer allowed one run over 5 1-3 innings to get the win for the Athletics, as Andrew Bailey pitched the ninth inning for Oakland to pick up the save.

Mike Aviles was 3-for-4 with a big fly for Kansas City, while Luke Hochevar was handed the loss for the Royals despite giving up no earned runs over five innings.