Recap - Cleveland Defeats Oakland 2-0
Cleveland got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 2-0 victory over Oakland on Monday at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as +130 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Cody Allen earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Nyjer Morgan in the win.
Oakland got a 6-inning outing from Sonny Gray in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Donaldson had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 2 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.