Game Wrap - Cleveland 9-2 Victors Over Athletics
Scott Kazmir reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Athletics en route to a 9-2 win over Oakland on Thursday at Progressive Field.
Cleveland was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Cleveland got 6 innings from Scott Kazmir, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 10. earned the victory, while the Indians got 3 RBIs from Jason Kipnis in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam Rosales in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 12-7 in the game.
Cleveland heads into a battle against Detroit. Oakland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.