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Recap - Oakland Defeats Kansas City 10-4

Oakland got 5 innings of work from A.J. Griffin en route to a 10-4 victory over Kansas City on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

Oakland was favored by -128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Oakland got 5 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 4 RBIs from Josh Reddick in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Luis Mendoza worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.

Oakland outhit their counterparts 15-10 in the game.

Jesse Chavez pitched the final 4 innings for the save. He struck out 4 and allowed 3 hits in his outing.

Next game, Oakland takes its act on the road to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head on the road to face New York.