Rich Harden vs Philip Hughes Battle Sees Oakland Fall 22-9
|Rich Harden vs Philip Hughes Battle Sees Oakland Fall 22-9|
New York used a 2-HR day from Russell Martin on Thursday at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees defeated Oakland 22-9 in baseball action.
New York won as a -230 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got 2 2/3 innings from Philip Hughes, who gave up 6 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Boone Logan earned the victory, while the Yankees got 6 RBIs from Russell Martin in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Rich Harden worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jemile Weeks in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 21 hits, while Oakland only had 15.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Oakland, they head on the road to face Boston.