Oakland vs Minnesota Wrap - Oakland Wins 8-3

Oakland vs Minnesota Wrap - Oakland Wins 8-3

Oakland moneyline bettors cashed on Monday courtesy of an 8-3 win against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

Oakland was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Scott Kazmir earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 4, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Brandon Moss in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Kevin Correia worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Trevor Plouffe in a losing cause.

Oakland outhit their counterparts 10-6 in the game.