Astros pitcher Zach Greinke put on a pitching clinic Sunday afternoon at the Oakland Coliseum, helping Houston avoid a sweep.
Robbie Grossman, Matt Olson, Mark Canha and the A’s used the bottom of the third to create the separation needed to take a third game in a row from the Astros.
The summer heat set off fireworks in Oakland Thursday night.
The Astros jumped on starter Frankie Montas and the Athletics early. And in the same way they had done all series, they never let up.
Evan Gattis tagged Daniel Mengden with a three-run homer and two-run double to hand the A’s a 6-3 loss.
Houston proved last year that patience, in baseball, truly is a virtue.
As selfish and absurd as it may sound, baseball fans deserve a World Series Game 7 — sports fans deserve Game 7.
After Saturday’s doubleheader, Oakland and Houston Sunday afternoon seemed to hit the snooze button on the alarm clock for their bats.
After dropping 10 straight to their divisional rivals, the A’s have now taken three in a row from Houston.
Facing a pitcher who has had their number, Houston waited patiently for the opportunity to strike.
Sonny Gray was lit up in the first, surrendering five hits, two walks and five runs to the Astros.
Oakland had “Celebration” on repeat after sweeping four from the Yankees. But the Astros changed the A’s tune.
The Oakland Athletics experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows in week one of 2017.
In search of their first AL West crown since 2001 the Houston Astros sold out this offseason.
Any magic left over from Oakland’s seven-game, 65-run road trip seemed to vanish Monday night.
Rookies have provided Oakland with 15 wins, eight home runs and 23 RBIs, and the young pitching has been equally dynamic.
Behind a trio of two-out RBIs and another big game from Jose Altuve, Houston escaped Oakland with an afternoon win.
The Oakland Athletics clawed back from an early deficit Tuesday night for the fifth time in five second-half games.
Slugging left fielder Khris Davis tagged his 23rd home run, his fourth in as many games since the All-Star break.
Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner ties Juan Marichal and Jonathan Sanchez for most consecutive strikeouts in a win against the Houston Astros.