Trevor Cahill vs C.J. Wilson Tilt Ends in Oakland 7-2 Win
Oakland had a 5-RBI day from Josh Willingham on Monday at Rangers Ballpark as the Athletics defeated Texas 7-2 in baseball action.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +105 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from Trevor Cahill, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 5 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher C.J. Wilson worked 7 innings, giving up 2 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ian Kinsler in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 9 hits, while Oakland only had 4.