Oakland vs Detroit Game Final 8-6 - A.J. Griffin Earns Win
Oakland grabbed an 8-6 win over Detroit on Monday, as A.J. Griffin was credited with a win at Comerica Park.
The Athletics were a +144 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Oakland got 5 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Coco Crisp in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Victor Martinez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 13 hits, while Oakland only had 12.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.