Texas vs Oakland Wrap - Oakland Wins 11-4
Oakland got 6 innings of work from Jarrod Parker en route to a 11-4 victory over Texas on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +113 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
Jarrod Parker earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Coco Crisp in the win.
Texas got a 5-inning outing from Yu Darvish in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 6 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Craig Gentry had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 12 hits, while Texas only had 9.
Brett Anderson pitched the final 3 innings for the save. He struck out 4 and allowed 4 hits in his outing.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.