A’s down Orioles in opener

A’s down Orioles in opener

Cliff Pennington drove in two runs in helping the Oakland A’s defeat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 Thursday night in the opener of a three-game set.

Oakland won the game as -150 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).

Ben Sheets tossed six scoreless innings to pick up the victory for the A’s. David Hernandez allowed five runs off seven hits over his five innings of work for the Orioles.