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Houston Falls 11-5 to Oakland - Recap

Houston got a 2-HR day from Jason Castro on Saturday at Minute Maid Park but Oakland still managed to defeat Houston 11-5 in baseball action.

Oakland was favored by -157 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

A.J. Griffin earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Josh Donaldson in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Lucas Harrell worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jason Castro in a losing cause.

Oakland outhit their counterparts 18-9 in the game.