Daisuke Matsuzaka Tagged With Loss in Athletics-Red Sox Match
Oakland moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 6-2 win against the Boston Red Sox at O.co Coliseum.
Oakland was favored by -179 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 6 innings from Brett Anderson, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Seth Smith in the win.
Boston got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Daisuke Matsuzaka in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 4 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Dustin Pedroia had 3 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 8 hits, while Boston only had 6.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Boston will aim to get back on the winning track at Seattle.