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Oakland Tops Texas 6-4 - Recap

Matt Olson swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Athletics defeated Texas 6-4 at Ring Central Coliseum.

Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -165 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.

T.J. McFarland earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 0.2 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Matt Olson in the win.

Texas's starting pitcher Kyle Gibson worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.

The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.