Oakland Tops Texas 3-2 - Recap
Oakland needed extra innings to claim victory on Tuesday, scoring late against Texas for a 3-2 final at Rangers Ballpark.
Oakland was an underdog by +143 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Oakland got 6 innings from Tom Milone, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Evan Scribner earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Chris Carter in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Scott Feldman worked 4 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.