Saarloos goes the distance versus Tigers

Saarloos goes the distance versus Tigers

Kirk Saarloos pitched a complete-game seven-hitter Sunday to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Detroit Tigers 5-2.

The A’s were a –113 favorite in the game. The seven runs scored were UNDER the posted over/under total (9).

Saarloos allowed two runs on seven hits to improve to 7-6 on the season. Jeremy Bonderman took the loss after allowing four runs on eight hits over six innings.

Nick Swisher and Jay Payton each hit a solo home run for Oakland.

Magglio Ordonez hit a two-run home for the Tigers.