Houston Downed 9-7 By Oakland - Brad Peacock Takes Loss
Houston pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Yoenis Cespedes and it cost them dearly in a 9-7 loss on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -255 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 5 2/3 innings from Jesse Chavez, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. Jesse Chavez earned the victory, while the Athletics got 5 RBIs from Yoenis Cespedes in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brad Peacock worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kike Hernandez in a losing cause.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-10 advantage in hits.
Sean Doolittle pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.