Oakland Athletics - Seattle Mariners
|08-07-2012, 23:05||Oakland Athletics - Seattle Mariners
League: MLB, USA
OAKLAND ATHLETICS TO WIN AT ODDS 2.09Final result: 2 - 1
Profit: 20.90 - 10 = 10.9
The Oakland Athletics' remarkable run of starting pitching - and their season high-tying winning streak - is over.
Still, another solid outing from Bartolo Colon can help the A's finish the first half at .500.
Oakland completes its three-game series with the visiting Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
With the A's looking to extend an Oakland record with an eighth consecutive starting pitcher allowing one run or fewer, rookie right-hander Jarrod Parker was charged with six runs - five earned - in 4 2-3 innings of Saturday's 7-1 loss.
Oakland (42-43) had won five in a row to return to .500 for the first time since it was 22-22 on May 22.The A's will complete their six-game homestand with Colon (6-7, 4.05 ERA) making his second start since a stint on the disabled list with a strained oblique. The veteran right-hander went six innings in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Boston, giving up two runs - one earned.After snapping a three-game skid Saturday, Seattle (36-50) will try to win two straight for the first time since June 16-17 with Felix Hernandez (6-5, 3.26 ERA) on the mound. Team Record Division/Place Away/Home Streak L10 Oakland 42-43 3rd AL West 23-20 Home L 1 6-4
Seattle 36-50 4th AL West 20-25 Away W 1 4-6
Posted on: 08.07.2012, 15.27 CET (Viewed: 172 times)
Match starts on: July 08, 2012
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