Ian Kennedy vs Gio Gonzalez Battle Sees Arizona Fall 7-2
|Ian Kennedy vs Gio Gonzalez Battle Sees Arizona Fall 7-2|
Arizona dropped a 7-2 decision at Overstock.com Coliseum on Sunday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Gio Gonzalez.
The Athletics were a -111 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from Gio Gonzalez, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Scott Sizemore in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Ian Kennedy worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Willie Bloomquist in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.
Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Arizona, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.