Oakland Drops Seattle 3-0 - Match Report
Seattle struck out 10 times against Brandon McCarthy in losing 3-0 to Oakland on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.
The Athletics were a -136 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Brandon McCarthy earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 0, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Cliff Pennington in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Michael Pineda worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Ichiro Suzuki in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 6 hits, while Seattle only had 3.