Cleveland vs Oakland Recap - Athletics Over Indians 3-2
|Cleveland vs Oakland Recap - Athletics Over Indians 3-2|
Cleveland dropped a 3-2 decision at O.co Coliseum on Friday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Sean Doolittle.
Oakland won as a -137 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oakland got 5 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. Sean Doolittle earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Yoenis Cespedes in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nick Swisher in a losing cause.
Cleveland 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 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.