Game Wrap - Oakland 5-2 Victors Over Orioles
Oakland grabbed a 5-2 win over Baltimore on Saturday, as Jarrod Parker was credited with a win at O.co Coliseum.
The Athletics were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from Jarrod Parker, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Chris Carter in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Zach Britton worked 4 innings, giving up 4 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nate McLouth in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 8 hits, while Oakland only had 5.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.