Kansas City vs Oakland Wrap - Oakland Wins 7-0
Oakland's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Kansas City scoreless in a 7-0 victory on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -147 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Guillermo Moscoso earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 8 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Scott Sizemore in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 2.
Oakland heads into a battle against Texas. Kansas City, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.