Oakland vs Texas Final: 4-3 - Recap
Oakland grabbed a 4-3 win over Texas on Monday, as Jarrod Parker was credited with a win at O.co Coliseum.
Oakland was favored by -138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Oakland got 6 innings from Jarrod Parker, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Coco Crisp in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Martin Perez worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Young in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Grant Balfour who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.