Oakland vs Boston Recap - Athletics Over Red Sox 3-2
|Oakland vs Boston Recap - Athletics Over Red Sox 3-2|
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Boston was handed a 3-2 defeat against Oakland on Sunday at Fenway Park.
Oakland won as a -102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oakland got 6 innings from Sonny Gray, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Jim Johnson earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Yoenis Cespedes in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher John Lackey worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Carp in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 9 hits, while Oakland only had 8.
Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Cincinnati.