Tampa Bay vs Oakland Wrap - Oakland Wins 4-3
Oakland shook off a 11-strikeout performance by David Price and still managed to post a 4-3 victory over the Rays on Monday at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +120 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. Jordan Norberto earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Jemile Weeks in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher David Price worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 10 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 8.