Game Wrap - Houston 2-1 Victors Over Athletics
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 11 as Oakland was handed a 2-1 defeat against Houston on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.
Houston won as a +235 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 6 innings from Jarred Cosart, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 4. Lucas Harrell earned the victory, while the Astros got 1 RBI from Carlos Corporan in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Jarrod Parker worked 8 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eric Sogard in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 11 hits, while Oakland only had 7.
Josh Fields pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.