Recap - Los Angeles Defeats Oakland 2-0
Los Angeles didn’t allow Oakland to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 2-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Angels were rewarded as -138 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Los Angeles got 8 1/3 innings from C.J. Wilson, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Angels got 1 RBI from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Daniel Straily worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jed Lowrie in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 8 hits, while Oakland only had 3.
Ernesto Frieri pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.