Athletics shut down Royals
|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.