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Game Story

Even as their once-promising season continues to unravel, the Oakland Athletics are trying to keep a positive outlook. It's a task that's getting more difficult for manager Bob Melvin's club with each passing day. Chris Carter hit his 36th homer and drove in three runs against his former team to...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hou 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 7 2
Oak 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0

Scoring Summary

Top 3rd: Houston
Jon Singleton homered (378 ft.) to deep right center
HOU 1 - OAK 0
Bottom 3rd: Oakland
Derek Norris singled to shallow right, Alberto Callaspo scored, Craig Gentry to third, Josh Donaldson to second. Craig Gentry scored, Josh Donaldson to third on error
HOU 1 - OAK 2
Adam Dunn singled to shallow right, Josh Donaldson scored, Derek Norris to second
HOU 1 - OAK 3
Top 4th: Houston
Chris Carter singled to center, José Altuve scored
HOU 2 - OAK 3
Top 6th: Houston
Chris Carter homered (415 ft.) to deep left center, José Altuve scored
HOU 4 - OAK 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Robbie GrossmanLF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .212
Alex PresleyLF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
José Altuve2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .341
Dexter FowlerCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .274
Chris CarterDH 4 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 .234
Jason CastroC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
Marwin GonzálezSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .270
Matt Domínguez3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .224
Jon Singleton1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 .179
Jake MarisnickRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .252
Totals 34 4 7 4 2 0 12 1 5
Batting
HR - C Carter (36, 6th inning off J Samardzija 1 on, 2 Out), J Singleton (13, 3rd inning off J Samardzija 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - C Carter 3 (85), J Singleton (42)
2-out RBI - C Carter 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Gonzalez 1
Team LOB - 3
Running
SB - J Altuve (51, 2nd base off J Samardzija/D Norris)
Fielding
E - D Fowler (5, field); J Marisnick (1, field)
DP - 1 (M Dominguez-J Castro-J Singleton)

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispCF 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 .253
Craig GentryRF 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .257
Josh Donaldson3B 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .253
Derek NorrisC 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .273
Jonny GómesLF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .235
Sam FuldPH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
Adam DunnDH 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .227
Jed LowrieSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .239
Billy BurnsPR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Andy ParrinoSS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .146
Nate Freiman1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .233
Alberto Callaspo2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .230
Totals 35 3 7 2 0 2 7 1 15
Batting
RBI - D Norris (50), A Dunn (59)
2-out RBI - A Dunn
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Norris 1, J Lowrie 1, N Freiman 1
GIDP - J Donaldson
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - C Crisp (17, 2nd base off J Veras/J Castro)

Pitching

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brett Oberholtzer(W, 5-10) 6.1 7 3 3 2 1 0 1.37 4.38
José Veras(HLD, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.25 2.63
Tony Sipp(SV, 3) 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.82 3.07

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff Samardzija(L, 4-5) 7.0 6 4 4 0 9 2 0.96 3.70
Ryan Cook 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.05 3.28
Fernando Abad 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.80 1.55
Pitching
WP - T Sipp
HBP - A Dunn (by B Oberholtzer)
Pitches-strikes - B Oberholtzer 102-64; J Veras 13-9; T Sipp 29-21; J Samardzija 103-76; R Cook 14-11; F Abad 8-5
Ground balls-fly balls - B Oberholtzer 11-8; J Veras 0-0; T Sipp 0-2; J Samardzija 7-8; R Cook 1-0; F Abad 2-1
Batters faced - B Oberholtzer 29; J Veras 2; T Sipp 7; J Samardzija 27; R Cook 4; F Abad 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:08.
Umpires: HP--Marvin Hudson. 1B--Doug Eddings. 2B--Cory Blaser. 3B--Jim Joyce.
Weather: 63 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 21,130.