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Game Wrap - Oakland 3-2 Victors Over Astros

The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 13 as Houston was handed a 3-2 defeat against Oakland on Friday at Ring Central Coliseum.

Oakland was favored by -125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.

J.B. Wendelken earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Austin Allen in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Zack Greinke worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Reddick in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 10 hits, while Houston only had 7.