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Bartolo Colon struck out a season-high nine in seven scoreless innings, and the Oakland Athletics completed a sweep of the Houston Astros with a 6-2 win Sunday.
Josh Donaldson had four hits and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 11-5 Saturday night.
Coming off their first loss in six games, the Oakland Athletics may be feeling good about their chances of getting back on track against the Houston Astros.
The Oakland Athletics’ bats had seemingly gone dormant in their last series before busting out in a big way in the series opener against the Houston Astros.
Jed Lowrie is a big reason the Oakland Athletics have already swept a three-game series from the Houston Astros this season.
Brett Anderson struck out 10 more Houston batters and the Oakland A’s backed him with three home runs for a 9-3 win Sunday and a three-game sweep of the Astros.
Bartolo Colon was sharp in his return from a drug suspension and Coco Crisp, Jed Lowrie and Seth Smith homered to lead the Athletics to a 6-3 victory over the Astros on Saturday night.
In danger of being shut out in three straight games for the first time in almost 28 years, the Astros look to avoid a third consecutive loss while trying to prevent the visiting A’s from winning their third in a row Friday evening.
The Oakland Athletics have traded lefty Travis Blackley to the Houston Astros for minor league outfielder Jake Goebbert.