Piazza, A’s crush Devil Rays
Mike Piazza drove in five runs on Thursday, as the Oakland A’s defeated the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 12-2 at Tropicana Field.
Oakland won the game as -125 favorites, and the combined 14 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (10).
Piazza belted a two-run homer, and finished 4-for-5 at the plate to lead the A’s. Chad Gaudin tossed seven innings for the win, allowing five hits and one run.
Akinori Iwamura was 2-for-2 with one RBI fir the Devil Rays, and Jason Hammel surrendered five hits and six runs over three innings to suffer the loss.