Chicago vs Oakland Final: 4-2 - Recap
|Chicago vs Oakland Final: 4-2 - Recap|
Chicago got 6 1/3 innings of work from Hector Santiago en route to a 4-2 victory over Oakland on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Bettors who backed the White Sox were rewarded as +116 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 6 1/3 innings from Hector Santiago, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 1 RBI from Alex Rios in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher A.J. Griffin worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Yoenis Cespedes in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 7 hits, while Oakland only had 5.
The game was closed out by Addison Reed who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Oakland, they head home to face New York.