47-94
5 - 7
81-60

Game Story

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics are in sole possession of first place in the AL West for the first time in more than a month.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hou 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 11 2
Oak 0 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 X 7 13 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Oakland
Chris YoungDFP
reached on bunt single to second,
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
scored,
Alberto CallaspoDFP
to second
HOU 0 - OAK 1
Top 3rd: Houston
José AltuveDFP
singled to shallow right center,
Jonathan VillarDFP
scored
HOU 1 - OAK 1
Matt DomínguezDFP
singled to shallow left,
José AltuveDFP
and
Trevor CroweDFP
scored
HOU 3 - OAK 1
Bottom 3rd: Oakland
Jed LowrieDFP
doubled to left center,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
scored
HOU 3 - OAK 2
Nate FreimanDFP
singled to left center,
Jed LowrieDFP
scored,
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
to second
HOU 3 - OAK 3
Top 4th: Houston
Jonathan VillarDFP
reached on bunt single to pitcher,
Brett WallaceDFP
scored,
Brandon BarnesDFP
to third
HOU 4 - OAK 3
Bottom 4th: Oakland
Jed LowrieDFP
singled to center,
Coco CrispDFP
scored,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
to second
HOU 4 - OAK 4
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
grounded out to third,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
scored,
Jed LowrieDFP
to second
HOU 4 - OAK 5
Bottom 6th: Oakland
Josh DonaldsonDFP
homered to deep center,
Coco CrispDFP
scored
HOU 4 - OAK 7
Top 9th: Houston
Trevor CroweDFP
safe at first on second baseman
Eric SogardDFP
's fielding error,
Jonathan VillarDFP
scored,
José AltuveDFP
to second
HOU 5 - OAK 7

Pitching Details

Batting

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jonathan VillarDFP
SS
5 2 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 .276
José AltuveDFP
2B
5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .277
Trevor CroweDFP
RF-CF
5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .258
Jason CastroDFP
DH
5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .278
Jake ElmoreDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
Matt DomínguezDFP
3B
5 0 1 2 0 0 4 0 2 .238
Chris CarterDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .220
Brett WallaceDFP
1B
3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .231
Brandon BarnesDFP
CF
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .244
L.J. HoesDFP
RF
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250
Cody ClarkDFP
C
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000
Marc KraussDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .165
Totals 38 5 11 5 0 1 15 1 12
Batting
2B - J Villar (8, A Griffin); T Crowe (4, A Griffin); C Carter (20, R Cook)
S - C Clark
RBI - J Villar (4), J Altuve (45), T Crowe (9), M Dominguez 2 (68)
2-out RBI - M Dominguez 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Crowe 2, J Castro 1, M Dominguez 2, L Hoes 1
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - J Villar (13, 2nd base off A Griffin/D Norris)
Fielding
E - C Carter (4, field); B Wallace (4, field)
DP - 1 (M Dominguez-B Wallace)

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispDFP
CF
3 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 .260
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
5 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 .296
Jed LowrieDFP
SS
5 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 .288
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
LF
5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .233
Nate FreimanDFP
DH
4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .282
Seth SmithDFP
PH-DH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Alberto CallaspoDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .258
Eric SogardDFP
PR-2B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Chris YoungDFP
RF
3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .193
Brandon MossDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .248
Derek NorrisDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .233
Stephen VogtDFP
PH-C
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .255
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Totals 37 7 13 7 1 4 7 1 17
Batting
2B - J Donaldson (33, D Keuchel); J Lowrie (42, D Keuchel)
3B - C Crisp (3, P Humber)
HR - J Donaldson (21, 6th inning off P Humber 1 on, 0 Out)
RBI - J Donaldson 2 (82), J Lowrie 2 (61), Y Cespedes (63), N Freiman (24), C Young (36)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 2, J Donaldson 2, N Freiman 1, B Moss 1, D Norris 1
GIDP - A Callaspo
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - J Donaldson (4, 3rd base off P Humber/C Clark)
Fielding
E - E Sogard (7, field)

Pitching

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Dallas KeuchelDFP
(L, 5-9)
3.1 10 5 5 2 3 0 1.53 4.99
Philip HumberDFP
3.2 3 2 2 2 3 1 1.78 8.27
Chia-Jen LoDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.62 4.85

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
A.J. GriffinDFP
(W, 13-9)
6.0 7 4 4 1 9 0 1.17 3.91
Sean DoolittleDFP
(HLD, 23)
1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.01 3.49
Ryan CookDFP
(HLD, 21)
0.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.15 2.04
Grant BalfourDFP
(SV, 37)
1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.19 2.59
Pitching
WP - G Balfour
IBB - C Young (by D Keuchel)
HBP - B Barnes (by A Griffin)
Pitches-strikes - D Keuchel 95-61; P Humber 56-32; C Lo 12-7; A Griffin 98-66; S Doolittle 18-11; R Cook 15-10; G Balfour 35-20
Ground balls-fly balls - D Keuchel 11-1; P Humber 2-6; C Lo 1-0; A Griffin 1-7; S Doolittle 0-0; R Cook 1-0; G Balfour 4-0
Batters faced - D Keuchel 21; P Humber 17; C Lo 3; A Griffin 27; S Doolittle 4; R Cook 4; G Balfour 6
Game Details
Game Time: 3:26.
Umpires: HP--Alan Porter. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Weather: 69 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 15,502.