Oakland Tops Seattle 8-2 - Recap
Seattle dropped an 8-2 decision at O.co Coliseum on Thursday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher A.J. Griffin.
Oakland was favored by -157 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 6 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 4 RBIs from Josh Reddick in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher B Maurer worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Morse in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.
Oakland heads into a battle against Houston. Seattle, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.