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Athletics end three losing streaks with 2-1 win over Astros on Saturday night

by Charlie O. Mallonee

The Oakland Athletics ended a five-game losing streak on Saturday night in Houston with a 2-1 win over the Astros. The victory also ended a 10-game winning streak by the Astros over the A’s that carried over from the 2016 season. 701 more words


The Astros fall to the Athletics 2-1 (in a 150 words or less)

The Astros got good pitching Saturday night, but the offense wasn’t able to pull its weight as the team fell to the Athletics 2-1.

Joe Musgrove gave the team 6.1 innings of one-run ball but his counterpart, Andrew Triggs would not allow a run in his seven innings. 107 more words

A's Edge Astros 2-1, Snap Five-Game Losing Streak

HOUSTON (AP) — Andrew Triggs was pleased to have pitched one of the best games of his career Saturday night.

He was much more excited that his work helped the Oakland Athletics end their longest losing streak of the season. 668 more words


The Astros fall in a early hole, but end up beating the Athletics 9-4 (in a 150 words or less)

Charlie Morton allowed four runs Friday night, three in the first inning alone, and while he would not qualify for a quality start, it wasn’t that bad of an outing, luckily for him, the offense provided him plenty of run support as the Astros beat the Athletics 9-4. 96 more words

Davis' 2 Homers Not Enough, A's Drop Fifth Straight in Houston 9-4

Oakland Athletics’ Khris Davis (2) hits a home run as Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis reaches for the pitch during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, April 28, 2017, in Houston. 345 more words


Astros Rally Sends A's To 5th Straight Loss

HOUSTON (CBS/AP) — Charlie Morton struck out a career-high 12, George Springer singled home the tying run in his return from a leg injury that caused him to miss four games and the Houston Astros rallied past Oakland 9-4 Friday night to send the Athletics to their fifth straight loss. 297 more words


A really weird thing happened at an A's-Angels game

Excuse the vague headline, but the really weird thing that happened at the A’s-Angels game on Thursday night does not lend itself to straightforward headlines. 273 more words