A’s finish off Tigers

A’s finish off Tigers

The Oakland A’s got two-run homers from Jason Giambi and Jack Cust as they defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-1 Wednesday afternoon in the series rubber match at Oakland Coliseum.

Oakland won the game as +115 underdogs, while the six runs went UNDER the day’s posted over/under (7.5).

Dallas Braden allowed just five hits and one run over seven innings in getting his sixth win of the season.

Gerald Laird drove in the only run for the Tigers, while Justin Verlander surrendered four runs off six hits over six innings of work.