Oakland vs Houston Wrap - Oakland Wins 4-3
Oakland got 1 inning of work from Ryan Cook en route to a 4-3 victory over Houston on Monday at Minute Maid Park.
The Athletics were a -165 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Ryan Cook earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Josh Reddick in the win.
Houston got a 6-inning outing from Dallas Keuchel in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while J Villar had 1 hit in the loss for the Astros.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Grant Balfour who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.