Oakland Downed 7-1 By St. Louis - Jesse Chavez Takes Loss
Oakland pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Matt Adams and it cost them dearly in a 7-1 loss on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.
St. Louis was favored by -116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
St. Louis got 9 innings from Adam Wainwright, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 4 RBIs from Matt Adams in the win.
Oakland got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Jarrod Parker in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Derek Norris had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 10 hits, while Oakland only had 5.