mlb Game Recap
Oakland vs Houston Final: 4-2 - Recap
Oakland grabbed a 4-2 win over Houston on Wednesday, as Cole Irvin was credited with a win at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as +185 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.
Cole Irvin earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Skye Bolt in the win.
Houston got a 1-inning outing from Ryne Stanek in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 0 hits in his time on the mound, while Yuli Gurriel had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by A.J. Puk who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Seattle.