Oakland Drops Detroit 1-0 - Match Report
Detroit wasted a 11-effort from Justin Verlander and fell 1-0 on Saturday against Oakland at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +101 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 8 innings from Sonny Gray, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. Grant Balfour earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Stephen Vogt in the win.
Detroit got a 7-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 1 walk and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Don Kelly had 2 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-4 advantage in hits.