Boston vs Oakland Recap - Athletics Over Red Sox 3-0
|Boston vs Oakland Recap - Athletics Over Red Sox 3-0|
Oakland's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Boston scoreless in a 3-0 victory on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.
Oakland was favored by -122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 8 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Coco Crisp in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Shane Victorino in a losing cause.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.