Oakland got 5 innings of work from Jarrod Parker en route to a 6-3 victory over Detroit on Monday at Comerica Park.
Oakland won as a +141 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jarrod Parker earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Seth Smith in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Prince Fielder in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.