Oakland vs Tampa Bay Final: 4-3 - Recap
Oakland grabbed a 4-3 win over Tampa Bay on Friday, as Ryan Cook was credited with a win at O.co Coliseum.
The Athletics were a -102 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from Jarrod Parker, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Ryan Cook earned the victory, while the Athletics got 3 RBIs from Kurt Suzuki in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher David Price worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 8 hits, while Oakland only had 7.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.