Cleveland Downed 8-5 By Oakland - Corey Kluber Takes Loss
Oakland got an 8-5 victory over Cleveland on Saturday, with Bartolo Colon earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
The Athletics were a -150 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Oakland got 8 innings from Bartolo Colon, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 3 RBIs from Yoenis Cespedes in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Corey Kluber worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Asdrubal Cabrera in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.