Braden, A's shut down Rangers
|Braden, A's shut down Rangers|
Dallas Braden tossed a one-hit shutout through eight innings Thursday, and the Oakland A's defeated the Texas Rangers 5-0 in the series-opener.
The A's won the game as +120 underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (6.5) set by sportsbooks.
Steve Tolleson went 2-for-3 and drove in a run for the A's, and Braden notched his 10th victory.
Cliff Lee surrendered six hits and four runs over his five innings in the Rangers loss.