Jesse Chavez Earns Win in Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Game
New York pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Yoenis Cespedes and it cost them dearly in a 7-4 loss on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -138 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.
Jesse Chavez earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Yoenis Cespedes in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Vidal Nuno worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jacoby Ellsbury in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 12 hits, while New York only had 9.
Sean Doolittle pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.