Texas Downed 9-3 By Oakland - Martin Perez Takes Loss

Texas Downed 9-3 By Oakland - Martin Perez Takes Loss

Oakland got a 9-3 victory over Texas on Wednesday, with Jarrod Parker earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.

Oakland was an underdog by +117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Oakland got 6 innings from Jarrod Parker, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 3 RBIs from Derek Norris in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Martin Perez worked 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Young in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 16 hits, while Texas only had 5.