New York Oakland Game Ends in 5-2 Athletics Victory - Recap
Oakland used a 2-HR day from Brandon Moss on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum as the Athletics defeated New York 5-2 in baseball action.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -115 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Daniel Straily earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Brandon Moss in the win.
New York got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Philip Hughes in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 5 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Ichiro Suzuki had 2 hits in the loss for the Yankees.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 8-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Grant Balfour who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.