Oakland vs Texas Game Final 8-7 - Trevor Cahill Earns Win
Oakland got an 8-7 victory over Texas on Saturday, with Trevor Cahill earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
Oakland was an underdog by +172 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Trevor Cahill earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Scott Sizemore in the win.
Texas got a 5-inning outing from Alexi Ogando in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Young had 3 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-11 advantage in hits.
Andrew Bailey pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.