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Chicago Falls 2-0 to Oakland - Recap

Oakland's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Chicago scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Sunday at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -131 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.

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

Chicago's starting pitcher Kelvin Herrera worked 0.2 innings, giving up 1 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Jose Abreu in a losing cause.

Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-5 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Liam Hendriks who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.

Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Francisco. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Houston.