Oakland vs Texas Game Final 4-3 - Grant Balfour Earns Win
Oakland moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 4-3 win against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum.
The Athletics were a +135 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Oakland got 6 2/3 innings from Trevor Cahill, who gave up 3 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 1. Grant Balfour earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Jemile Weeks in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Colby Lewis worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Hamilton in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 10-6 in the game.
Andrew Bailey pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Oakland takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Texas, they head home to face Seattle.