Oakland vs Baltimore Game Final 6-5 - Brandon McCarthy Earns Win
Oakland used a 2-HR day from Kurt Suzuki on Wednesday at Overstock.com Coliseum as the Athletics defeated Baltimore 6-5 in baseball action.
Oakland was favored by -159 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Oakland got 6 innings from Brandon McCarthy, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Alfredo Simon worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Nick Markakis in a losing cause.
Baltimore outhit their counterparts 12-9 in the game.
The game was closed out by Andrew Bailey who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 3 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Oakland heads into a battle against Toronto. Baltimore, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.