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Detroit Downed 17-3 By Oakland - Spencer Turnbull Takes Loss

It wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and Oakland made sure they came out on the winning end on Thursday, grabbing a 17-3 victory over Detroit at Comerica Park.

The Athletics were a -150 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Chris Bassitt earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Jurickson Profar in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Blaine Hardy worked 2 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Josh Harrison in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 16 hits, while Detroit only had 7.