Oakland Tops Tampa Bay 8-0 - Recap
|Oakland Tops Tampa Bay 8-0 - Recap|
Oakland used a 2-HR day from David DeJesus on Saturday at Tropicana Field as the Athletics defeated Tampa Bay 8-0 in baseball action.
Oakland won as a +121 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Brandon McCarthy earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jemile Weeks in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Alex Cobb in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 4 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Robinson Chirinos had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-5 advantage in hits.