Athletics drop Dodgers

Athletics drop Dodgers

The Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday with a 5-2 victory.

The Athletics were a –134 favorite in the game. The seven runs scored were UNDER the posted over/under total (9).

Joe Blanton pitched eight strong innings, allowing two runs on nine hits to pick up the win for Oakland.

Aaron Sele was roughed up for five runs on seven hits over four innings for Los Angeles.

Bobby Kielty had two RBI for Oakland, while Jay Payton and Marco Scutaro were each 3-4 with an RBI and a run scored.

Nomar Garicaparra was 2-3 with a solo home run for Los Angeles.