Brandon McCarthy Earns Win in Kansas City vs Oakland Game
Kansas City dropped a 9-3 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brandon McCarthy.
Oakland was an underdog by +125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Oakland got 6 innings from Brandon McCarthy, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Adam Rosales in the win.
Kansas City got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Luke Hochevar in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Jarrod Dyson had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.