Kelvin Herrera Tagged With Loss in Athletics-Royals Match
Kansas City dropped a 4-3 decision at O.co Coliseum on Sunday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jerry Blevins .
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -168 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Oakland got 6 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Jerry Blevins earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Coco Crisp in the win.
Kansas City got a 6-inning outing from Luis Mendoza in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Gordon had 4 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 11 hits, while Oakland only had 9.
The game was closed out by Ryan Cook who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Next game, Oakland takes its act on the road to face Texas looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head on the road to face Houston.