Toronto Drops Oakland 5-2 - Match Report
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Oakland was handed a 5-2 defeat against Toronto on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.
Toronto was an underdog by +140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Casey Janssen earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Colby Rasmus in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jed Lowrie in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 11 hits, while Oakland only had 8.
Brett Cecil pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Oakland, they head home to face Texas.