Los Angeles Tops Oakland 4-1 - Recap
Los Angeles grabbed a 4-1 win over Oakland on Monday, as Garrett Richards was credited with a win at Angel Stadium.
Los Angeles won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Garrett Richards earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Mike Trout in the win.
Oakland got a 6-inning outing from Jesse Chavez in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Yoenis Cespedes had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 11 hits, while Oakland only had 4.
The game was closed out by Ernesto Frieri who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.