Toronto vs Oakland Recap - Athletics Over Blue Jays 4-1
Oakland got a 4-1 victory over Toronto on Thursday, with Bartolo Colon earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -135 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 8 innings from Bartolo Colon, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Josh Reddick in the win.
Toronto got a 5-inning outing from Henderson Alvarez in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 5 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Colby Rasmus had 2 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 10 hits, while Oakland only had 7.
The game was closed out by Ryan Cook who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.