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Astros v Athletics

Colon Ends Long Winless Skid, A’s Beat Astros

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.

09/08/2013

Kurt Suzuki #22 of the Oakland Athletics reaches to tag out Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros after a passed ball on a strike out during the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 7, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Straily Helps Oakland Edge Houston 2-1

Dan Straily pitched seven scoreless innings to help the Oakland Athletics edge the Houston Astros 2-1 on Saturday.

09/07/2013

Sonny Gray

Gray Ks 9 In First Major League Win; A’s Beats Astros 5-0

Sonny Gray struck out nine on the way to an impressive first major league victory, using Nate Freiman’s two-run homer and four RBIs to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 5-0 victory over Houston on Thursday.

08/15/2013

Robbie Grossman #19 of the Houston Astros is safe at third base beating the tag of Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics in the third inning at O.co Coliseum on August 13, 2013 in Oakland. Grossman tagged up at second base and went to third on a line out to right field from Jose Altuve #27 (not pictured). (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Looking To Bounce Back After Rare Loss To Astros

Oakland (67-51) leads the wild-card race, but blew a chance to move into a tie with Texas for first place in the division with a 5-4 loss to Houston on Tuesday. The A’s had won three of four at Toronto over the weekend, but have dropped eight of 12 overall.

08/14/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Jed Lowrie #8 after Cespedes hit a two-run homer in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on August 3, 2013 in Oakland, California. Lowrie was on base when Cespedes hit the home run. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Matchup With Astros Could Propel A’s Back Into 1st Place

Now sitting in second place, the A’s will try to regain the advantage with a series at home against a woeful Houston Astros team they’ve dominated. A healthier Colon might have a good chance to help Tuesday night, given his recent performances against them.

08/13/2013

Bud Norris

Novato Native Norris Acquired By Orioles From Astros

Bud Norris walked down the hall to his new team, the Baltimore Orioles, and stepped right into the middle of a pennant race.

08/01/2013

Coco Crisp #4 of  the Oakland Athletics receives congratulations from Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 24, 2013.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Crisp’s Homer Gives A’s 4-3 Win Over Astros

Coco Crisp hit a two-run homer in Oakland’s three-run seventh inning to help the Athletics to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday.

07/24/2013

Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 21, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Parker On The Mound As Athletics Seek 12th Straight Win Over Astros

Jarrod Parker’s record may not show it, but he’s been among baseball’s best pitchers over the last two months.

07/23/2013

A's v Astros

A’s Look To Continue Dominance Of New Division Rivals In Houston

The Athletics have won all nine meetings this year with their newest division rivals, and will likely again be without slugger Yoenis Cespedes in Monday night’s opener of a three-game series in Houston.

07/22/2013

Mark Appel

Astros Get Deal Done With No. 1 Overall Pick Appel Of Stanford

Terms were not disclosed but Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said it was “the most significant investment” the Astros have ever made in an amateur player.

06/19/2013

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