Game Wrap - Oakland 4-1 Victors Over Mariners
Oakland got a 4-1 victory over Seattle on Thursday, with Bartolo Colon earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
Oakland won as a -113 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oakland got 8 innings from Bartolo Colon, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Yoenis Cespedes in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Jason Vargas worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Justin Smoak in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 7-3 in the game.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.