Oakland Tops Kansas City 3-0 - Recap
Kansas City couldn't get its offense rolling against Daniel Straily in a 3-0 loss to Oakland in baseball action on Thursday.
Oakland won as a -104 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oakland got 6 1/3 innings from Daniel Straily, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Coco Crisp in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eric Hosmer in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 6 hits, while Oakland only had 5.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head home to face Chicago.