Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning.
Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the A’s on Monday night.
Both the Giants and A’s played extra innings Tuesday night — the Giants beating the Phillies in 14 and the A’s losing to the Astros in 12.
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Collin McHugh allowed two hits over 8 2-3 stellar innings as the Houston Astros beat the Oakland A’s 5-1 on Sunday.
Daric Barton and Josh Donaldson had two RBIs apiece in a 7-run 9th inning to help the Oakland A’s to a 12-5 win over the Astros on Friday night.
Josh Reddick had hits in his last three at-bats, including an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning that lifted the Athletics over the Houston Astros 4-3 on Saturday.
Alberto Callaspo hit a 3-run homer and the Oakland A’s went deep 4 times to back Sonny Gray’s strong pitching Friday night in an 11-3 rout of the Houston Astros.
Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.
Bartolo Colon won for the first time in more than a month, Seth Smith homered during a 7-run third inning and the Oakland A’s beat the Houston Astros 7-2 on Sunday.