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Kansas City Downed 11-3 By Oakland - Jeremy Guthrie Takes Loss

Oakland erupted for 20 hits and pounded out 11 runs in handing Kansas City a 11-3 defeat on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.

Oakland was favored by -142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.

Oakland got 6 innings from Jon Lester, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 9. Jon Lester earned the victory, while the Athletics got 4 RBIs from Josh Donaldson in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Norichika Aoki in a losing cause.

Oakland outhit their counterparts 20-7 in the game.