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Game Story

The Oakland Athletics have rallied to win game after game this season after trailing late. So it was no surprise that they did it again on Wednesday night thanks to Sam Fuld's tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning that gave Oakland a 5-4 victory over the Houston Astros. It was their major...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 5 10 1
Hou 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 9 0

Scoring Summary

Top 6th: Oakland
Jonny Gómes hit sacrifice fly to center, Josh Donaldson scored, Brandon Moss to third
OAK 1 - HOU 0
Bottom 6th: Houston
José Altuve scored, Chris Carter to second on wild pitch
OAK 1 - HOU 1
Top 7th: Oakland
Coco Crisp homered to left
OAK 2 - HOU 1
Bottom 7th: Houston
Robbie Grossman singled to shallow right, Matt Domínguez scored, Carlos Corporán to third
OAK 2 - HOU 2
José Altuve singled to right center, Carlos Corporán scored, Robbie Grossman to third
OAK 2 - HOU 3
Top 9th: Oakland
Eric Sogard singled to shallow left center, Craig Gentry scored
OAK 3 - HOU 3
Sam Fuld homered to right, Coco Crisp scored
OAK 5 - HOU 3
Bottom 9th: Houston
Chris Carter homered to right
OAK 5 - HOU 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispDH 5 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 .253
Sam FuldCF-RF 5 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .261
Josh Donaldson3B 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .253
Stephen Vogt1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .313
Brandon MossLF-RF-LF 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 .248
Derek NorrisC 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 6 .275
Josh ReddickRF 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .257
Jonny GómesPH-LF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241
Craig GentryPR-CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .264
Alberto Callaspo2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .235
Andy ParrinoSS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Eric SogardSS-2B 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .219
Totals 33 5 10 5 2 7 9 1 18
Batting
2B - S Fuld (13, B Peacock); B Moss (20, B Peacock)
HR - C Crisp (9, 7th inning off K Chapman 0 on, 1 Out), S Fuld (3, 9th inning off C Qualls 1 on, 2 Out)
SF - J Gomes
RBI - C Crisp (44), S Fuld 2 (26), J Gomes (37), E Sogard (18)
2-out RBI - S Fuld 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Norris 4, A Callaspo 1
GIDP - J Donaldson, A Callaspo
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - C Gentry (20, 2nd base off C Qualls/C Corporan)
Fielding
E - E Sogard (7, field)
DP - 1 (J Donaldson-E Sogard-S Vogt)

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Robbie GrossmanLF 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 .215
José Altuve2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 3 .332
Chris CarterDH 5 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .229
Dexter FowlerCF 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .274
Jesús Guzmán1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 .193
Jon SingletonPH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .185
Matt Domínguez3B 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .222
Jake MarisnickRF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .267
Carlos CorporánC 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .240
Gregorio PetitSS 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .295
Marwin GonzálezPH-SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .264
Totals 35 4 9 3 1 3 14 3 22
Batting
2B - G Petit (5, D Pomeranz)
HR - C Carter (33, 9th inning off E O'Flaherty 0 on, 2 Out)
S - M Dominguez
RBI - R Grossman (31), J Altuve (44), C Carter (78)
2-out RBI - R Grossman, J Altuve, C Carter
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Altuve 1, C Carter 2, J Singleton 1, M Dominguez 1, M Gonzalez 2
GIDP - J Altuve
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - J Altuve 2 (49, 3rd base off R Cook/D Norris, 2nd base off D Otero/D Norris), J Guzman (3, 2nd base off D Pomeranz/D Norris)
Fielding
Outfield assists - D Fowler
DP - 2 (G Petit-J Altuve-J Guzman, G Petit-J Altuve-J Singleton)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Drew Pomeranz 5.1 3 1 0 1 7 0 1.20 2.66
Ryan Cook(BS, 2) 1.0 1 2 2 0 3 0 1.08 3.30
Fernando Abad(BS, 1) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.80 1.58
Dan Otero(W, 8-1) 1.1 2 0 0 2 3 0 1.10 2.21
Eric O'Flaherty(SV, 1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0.98 1.76

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brad Peacock 5.1 4 1 1 5 6 0 1.58 5.13
Kevin Chapman 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1.89 7.82
José Veras 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.27 2.86
Chad Qualls(L, 1-4)(BS, 4) 0.2 4 3 3 0 0 1 1.20 3.55
Mike Foltynewicz 0.1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.86 5.59
Pitching
WP - R Cook, B Peacock
IBB - J Marisnick (by D Otero)
HBP - M Dominguez (by R Cook); J Donaldson (by B Peacock)
Pitches-strikes - D Pomeranz 82-52; R Cook 22-14; F Abad 10-6; D Otero 38-20; E O'Flaherty 8-7; B Peacock 107-60; K Chapman 16-10; J Veras 15-9; C Qualls 17-13; M Foltynewicz 16-6
Ground balls-fly balls - D Pomeranz 6-3; R Cook 0-0; F Abad 0-0; D Otero 1-0; E O'Flaherty 1-1; B Peacock 3-6; K Chapman 0-4; J Veras 1-1; C Qualls 3-3; M Foltynewicz 0-0
Batters faced - D Pomeranz 21; R Cook 5; F Abad 2; D Otero 8; E O'Flaherty 4; B Peacock 24; K Chapman 5; J Veras 4; C Qualls 6; M Foltynewicz 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:43.
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Toby Basner. 2B--Mike DiMuro. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 14,791.