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W:B.Colon(2-0) L:B.Norris(2-2) S:G.Balfour (3)
HR: HOU- R.Ankiel (3), C.Pena (2) OAK- None



Houston Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Clint Fagan; First, Gary Darling; Second, Paul Emmel; Third, Bruce Dreckman;
- Jose Altuve infield single to first. Runner on first with none out and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell lined out to second. Runner on first with one out and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro singled to right. On the play, Jose Altuve advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter`s fielder`s choice from third to second scored Jose Altuve. Jason Castro out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Chris Carter was picked off at first from the pitcher to first to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 1st
- John Jaso doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Chris Young due up.
- Chris Young singled to left-center scoring John Jaso. On the play, Young advances to second on Justin Maxwell`s fielding error. Runner on second with none out and Seth Smith due up.
- Seth Smith infield single to third. Runners on first and second with none out and Jed Lowrie due up.
- Jed Lowrie walked. Bases loaded with none out and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson fouled out to first. Bases loaded with one out and Josh Reddick due up.
- Josh Reddick doubled to right scoring Chris Young and Seth Smith. On the play, Jed Lowrie advances to third. Runners on second and third with one out and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris walked. Bases loaded with one out and Eric Sogard due up.
- Eric Sogard singled to right scoring Jed Lowrie. On the play, Derek Norris advances to second and Josh Reddick advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Shane Peterson due up.
- Shane Peterson`s walk scored Josh Reddick. Bases loaded with one out and John Jaso due up.
- John Jaso`s groundout from second to first scored Derek Norris. On the play, Shane Peterson advances to second and Eric Sogard advances to third. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Chris Young due up.
- Xavier Cedeno enters the game for the Astros with runners on second and third and two outs.
- Chris Young popped out to first to end the inning.

Houston Top 2nd
- Carlos Pena fouled out to left. None on with one out and J.D. Martinez due up.
- J.D. Martinez flied out to center. None on with two outs and Brandon Barnes due up.
- Brandon Barnes grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 2nd
- Seth Smith grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Jed Lowrie due up.
- Jed Lowrie singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Jed Lowrie out at second to end the inning.

Houston Top 3rd
- Matt Dominguez struck out swinging. None on with one out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez fouled out to third. None on with two outs and Jose Altuve due up.
- Jose Altuve singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell struck out swinging to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 3rd
- Josh Reddick struck out swinging. None on with one out and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris walked. Runner on first with one out and Eric Sogard due up.
- Eric Sogard grounded into a double play, second to short to first. On the play, Derek Norris out at second to end the inning.

Houston Top 4th
- Jason Castro flied out to left. None on with one out and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter flied out to left. None on with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena flied out to left to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 4th
- Shane Peterson singled to center. Runner on first with none out and John Jaso due up.
- John Jaso flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Chris Young due up.
- Chris Young walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Seth Smith due up.
- Seth Smith singled to right. On the play, Chris Young advances to second and Shane Peterson advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Jed Lowrie due up.
- Wesley Wright enters the game for the Astros with the bases loaded and one out.
- Jed Lowrie`s fielder`s choice from short to second scored Shane Peterson. Seth Smith out at second and Chris Young advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Jed Lowrie out at second to end the inning.

Houston Top 5th
- J.D. Martinez flied out to right. None on with one out and Brandon Barnes due up.
- Brandon Barnes grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Matt Dominguez due up.
- Matt Dominguez singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez flied out to center to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 5th
- Josh Reddick walked. Runner on first with none out and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris lined out to right. Runner on first with one out and Eric Sogard due up.
- Eric Sogard grounded out second to first. On the play, Josh Reddick advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Shane Peterson due up.
- Shane Peterson struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Top 6th
- Jose Altuve grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro flied out to left to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 6th
- John Jaso grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Chris Young due up.
- Chris Young grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Seth Smith due up.
- Seth Smith singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Jed Lowrie due up.
- Jed Lowrie doubled to left. On the play, Seth Smith advances to third. Runners on second and third with two outs and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Hector Ambriz enters the game for the Astros with runners on second and third and two outs.
- Josh Donaldson grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Houston Top 7th
- Chris Resop starts the inning for the Athletics.
- Chris Carter struck out swinging. None on with one out and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena one-out, solo Home Run (2) to right-center. J.D. Martinez is due up.
- J.D. Martinez doubled to left. Runner on second with one out and Brandon Barnes due up.
- J.D. Martinez advances to third on a wild pitch. Runner on third with one out and Brandon Barnes at the plate.
- Brandon Barnes walked. Runners on first and third with one out and Matt Dominguez due up.
- Brandon Barnes stole second. Runners on second and third with one out and Matt Dominguez at the plate.
- Matt Dominguez reached first on a fielder`s choice. On the play, J.D. Martinez was tagged out at home from third to the catcher and Brandon Barnes advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez singled to center scoring Brandon Barnes. On the play, Matt Dominguez advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Jose Altuve due up.
- Jose Altuve singled to right scoring Matt Dominguez. On the play, Marwin Gonzalez advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Ryan Cook enters the game for the Athletics with runners on first and second and two outs.
- Marwin Gonzalez stole third and Jose Altuve stole second. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Justin Maxwell at the plate.
- Justin Maxwell struck out looking to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 7th
- Josh Reddick grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Eric Sogard due up.
- Eric Sogard flied out to center to end the inning.

Houston Top 8th
- John Jaso is catching and Ryan Cook is batting 7th for the Athletics.
- Jason Castro doubled to left-center. Runner on second with none out and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter struck out looking. Runner on second with one out and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and J.D. Martinez due up.
- J.D. Martinez flied out to center to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 8th
- Jose Veras starts the inning for the Astros.
- Shane Peterson flied out to right. None on with one out and John Jaso due up.
- John Jaso singled to left-center. Runner on first with one out and Chris Young due up.
- Chris Young struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Seth Smith due up.
- Seth Smith fouled out to first to end the inning.

Houston Top 9th
- Grant Balfour starts the inning for the Athletics, batting 7th.
- Rick Ankiel is a pinch-hitter for Brandon Barnes.
- Pinch-hitter Rick Ankiel lead-off Home Run (3) to right-center. Matt Dominguez is due up.
- Matt Dominguez singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez grounded into a fielder`s choice, first to short. On the play, Matt Dominguez out at second. Runner on first with one out and Jose Altuve due up.
- Jose Altuve grounded into a double play, second to short to first. On the play, Marwin Gonzalez out at second to end the game.

Houston 5, Oakland 7


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: B.Colon (2-0); LP:B.Norris (2-2); S:G.Balfour (3).

Houston 5, Oakland 7