Rick Porcello vs Gio Gonzalez Tilt Ends in Oakland 5-3 Win
Oakland got a 5-3 victory over Detroit on Saturday, with Gio Gonzalez earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -148 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from Gio Gonzalez, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Coco Crisp in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Rick Porcello worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Magglio Ordonez in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 12-11 in the game.