A game that featured five total home runs, it was a flared single that gave the Athletics their first walkoff win of the season, the first of Chad Pinder’s career.
The Athletics continue to churn out late-game runs and series victories at the Oakland Coliseum.
Derek Holland got to face his former team, the Rangers, Sunday in the series finale at AT&T Park.
Coming off a scratched start, lost to a groin strain, six days ago, Jharel Cotton made it though 5 scoreless frames Sunday before he was lifted.
Andrew Triggs and Yu Darvish were engaged in an unlikely pitcher’s duels, matching zero for low-stress zero, waiting for someone to blink. Neither did.
Texas did all the little things — picking up clutch hits, working counts and playing stellar defense.
In search of their first AL West crown since 2001 the Houston Astros sold out this offseason.