Tom Milone vs Tim Lincecum Tilt Ends in Oakland 9-6 Win
Oakland grabbed a 9-6 win over San Francisco on Wednesday, as Tom Milone was credited with a win at AT&T Park.
Oakland was an underdog by +107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tom Milone earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 8 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Nate Freiman in the win.
San Francisco got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Tim Lincecum in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 4 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Hunter Pence had 3 hits in the loss for the Giants.
The battle of the bats favored San Francisco as they had 13 hits, while Oakland only had 11.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.