Scott Downs Tagged With Loss in Athletics-Angels Match
Oakland got 7 innings of work from Tom Milone en route to a 3-1 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.
The Athletics were a -147 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Tom Milone earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 4, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Derek Norris in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Garrett Richards worked 5 innings, giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Collin Cowgill in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 7 hits, while Los Angeles only had 5.
The game was closed out by Grant Balfour who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.