Oakland Falls 3-2 Against Detroit - Game Recap
Oakland struck out 11 times against Max Scherzer in losing 3-2 to Detroit on Friday at O.co Coliseum.
Detroit was favored by -118 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Detroit got 7 innings from Max Scherzer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 11. He earned the victory, while the Tigers got 1 RBI from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Oakland got a 6-inning outing from Bartolo Colon in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Yoenis Cespedes had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Detroit enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-3 advantage in hits.
Joaquin Benoit pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.