Recap - Oakland Defeats Tampa Bay 4-3
Tampa Bay lost in extra innings on Saturday, falling 4-3 to Oakland in 12 innings.
Oakland was an underdog by +137 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 5 innings from Bartolo Colon, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Brian Fuentes earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Josh Reddick in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Jeremy Hellickson in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Desmond Jennings had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 11-9 in the game.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.