San Francisco Drops Oakland 5-2 - Match Report
San Francisco grabbed a 5-2 win over Oakland on Thursday, as Barry Zito was credited with a win at AT&T Park.
San Francisco was an underdog by +104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
San Francisco got 6 innings from Barry Zito, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Giants got 2 RBIs from Pablo Sandoval in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher A.J. Griffin worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Coco Crisp in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored San Francisco as they had 10 hits, while Oakland only had 5.
Sergio Romo pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, San Francisco takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Oakland, they head home to face Chicago.