Clayton Richard vs Bartolo Colon Battle Sees Oakland Fall 2-1
San Diego got a 2-1 victory over Oakland on Sunday, with Clayton Richard earning the victory and helping Padres moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Padres were rewarded as +127 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
San Diego got 7 2/3 innings from Clayton Richard, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Padres got 1 RBI from Will Venable in the win.
Oakland got a 2-inning outing from Bartolo Colon in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 0 walks and 1 hit in his time on the mound, while Jonny Gomes had 3 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
Huston Street pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
San Diego heads into a battle against Texas. Oakland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.