Oakland vs Cleveland Game Final 12-7 - Jarrod Parker Earns Win
Oakland grabbed a 12-7 win over Cleveland on Thursday, as Jarrod Parker was credited with a win at Progressive Field.
Oakland was favored by -109 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 5 innings from Jarrod Parker, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 3 RBIs from Josh Reddick in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 13 hits, while Cleveland only had 10.
Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Texas.