Oakland vs Baltimore Final: 11-1 - Recap
|Oakland vs Baltimore Final: 11-1 - Recap|
It wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and Oakland made sure they came out on the winning end on Sunday, grabbing a 11-1 victory over Baltimore at Camden Yards.
Oakland was favored by -140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Scott Kazmir earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Brandon Moss in the win.
Baltimore's starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 2 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Steven Pearce in a losing cause.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.
Oakland heads into a battle against Los Angeles. Baltimore, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.