Brad Peacock

Catcher Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics talks to pitcher Sonny Gray #54 after a pitch against the Houston Astros during the second inning at Coliseum on September 5, 2013 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Lose To Astros, Fall Out Of 1st In AL West

Jose Altuve had two hits and drove in a run to back a stellar outing by Brad Peacock, and the Houston Astros beat Oakland 3-2 on Thursday night to knock the Athletics out of first place in the AL West.


Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A’s Split Squad Loses To Pujols, Angels

Athletics starter Brad Peacock had to leave after getting five outs. He was scheduled for two innings. Albert Pujols helped him reach his pitch count early.