Detroit vs Oakland Wrap - Oakland Wins 3-1
Detroit struck out 10 times against Brandon McCarthy in losing 3-1 to Oakland on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +114 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from Brandon McCarthy, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Cliff Pennington in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Doug Fister worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brennan Boesch in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
Brian Fuentes pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.