Oakland Tops Minnesota 4-1 - Recap
Oakland got a 4-1 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday, with Brett Anderson earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
The Athletics were a -170 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Brett Anderson earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Josh Reddick in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Cole De Vries worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Ben Revere in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 10 hits, while Minnesota only had 4.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.