The Athletics had Gerrit Cole and Houston against the ropes with a pair of early two-run homers.
Jed Lowrie will almost certainly be named an injury replacement in the coming days, joining Blake Treinen in the 2018 MLB All-Star Game.
Putting the ball in play against Cole didn’t help the A’s cause as they could muster just a single run, falling to the Astros 4-1.
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.
Behind three separate crooked-number innings, the Athletics ran away to a 11-1 whooping of the Astros in Game 1.
Almost as if a postseason berth lay in the balance, Oakland continues to battle.
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.
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.
“Big Papi” David Ortiz is at the center of a young Boston Red Sox squad. And his group is just the beginning.
Another A’s rookie pitcher got left in the dust by a weak offensive performance,
Behind a trio of two-out RBIs and another big game from Jose Altuve, Houston escaped Oakland with an afternoon win.
The American League and National League batting title awards were renamed after Major League Baseball legends Rod Carew and Tony Gwynn respectively.
The 2016 MLB All-Star Game is a true showdown of power hitting versus overpowering pitching.
Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner ties Juan Marichal and Jonathan Sanchez for most consecutive strikeouts in a win against the Houston Astros.
A Sunday afternoon full of promise ended in disappointment after a ninth-inning Houston comeback.