St. Louis Downed 7-5 By Oakland - Jake Westbrook Takes Loss
Oakland moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 7-5 win against the St. Louis Cardinals at O.co Coliseum.
The Athletics were a -128 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Oakland got 6 innings from Tom Milone, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 3 RBIs from Jed Lowrie in the win.
St. Louis got a 4-inning outing from Jake Westbrook in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Matt Carpenter had 3 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 12 hits, while St. Louis only had 8.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.