Jose Rijo(9-1) had a solid outing for Oakland. He went 8 innings allowing 9 hits and 3 walks. Chicago was out-hit by Oakland, 14 hits to 10.
Rijo got help from Jay Howell who was credited with his 14th save. Joel Davis(1-2) was hit with the loss. His ERA ballooned from 3.22 to 3.95 as he allowed 5 runs in 5 innings.
With this win, Oakland has a 26-37 record. They have been 6-4 lately. With the loss, Chicago has a record of 3-7 lately, 26-34 overall.