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Framber Valdez Earns Win in Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Game

Oakland pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Yordan Alvarez and it cost them dearly in a 5-1 loss on Monday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -160 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.

Houston got 9 innings from Framber Valdez, who gave up 1 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 7. Framber Valdez earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Jose Altuve in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Paul Blackburn worked 6.2 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Kevin Smith in a losing cause.

Houston outhit their counterparts 6-2 in the game.