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A’s slip past Astros in 11 innings

Jason Kendall singled in the winning run to give the Oakland A’s a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

Oakland won the game as -120 favorites on the road, while the 11 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8).

Kendall finished 3-for-5 at the plate for the A’s. Alan Embree pitched two scoreless innings of relief for the win, and Santiago Casilla closed out the 11th with his second save.

Mike Lamb drove in two runs and finished 3-for-5 at the plate for the Astros. Brian Moehler surrendered the winning run to suffer the loss.