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Oakland vs Houston Wrap - Oakland Wins 10-1

Oakland used a 2-HR day from Josh Donaldson on Thursday at Minute Maid Park as the Athletics defeated Houston 10-1 in baseball action.

The Athletics were a -160 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Scott Kazmir earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Josh Donaldson in the win.

Houston got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Brett Oberholtzer in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Altuve had 3 hits in the loss for the Astros.

Oakland outhit their counterparts 14-10 in the game.