Oakland vs Minnesota Final: 6-1 - Recap
Oakland grabbed a 6-1 win over Minnesota on Thursday, as Daniel Straily was credited with a win at Target Field.
The Athletics were a -138 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Daniel Straily earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Josh Donaldson in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brian Dozier in a losing cause.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-3 advantage in hits.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas City.