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Chris Bassitt Earns Win in Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Game

Jake Diekman led Oakland to a shutout performance against Houston 6-0 on Monday at Ring Central Coliseum.

Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.

Chris Bassitt earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Sean Murphy in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Cionel Perez worked 0.2 innings, giving up 1 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Correa in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 8 hits, while Houston only had 7.