Oakland Drops Houston 8-3 - Match Report
Daniel Straily reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 11 Astros en route to an 8-3 win over Houston on Friday at Minute Maid Park.
Oakland was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Daniel Straily earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 11, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Coco Crisp in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brad Peacock worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.