Nick Tepesch vs Sonny Gray Battle Sees Texas Fall 4-2
Oakland moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 4-2 win against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum.
Oakland was favored by -177 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from Sonny Gray, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. Sonny Gray earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBIs from Josh Donaldson in the win.
Texas's starting pitcher Nick Tepesch worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Shin-Soo Choo in a losing cause.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-6 advantage in hits.
Sean Doolittle pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.