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Houston Falls 8-6 to Oakland - Recap

Houston dropped a 8-6 decision at Minute Maid Park on Friday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Sean Manaea.

Oakland was an underdog by +123 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Sean Manaea earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 5.2 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Matt Olson in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Yimi Garcia worked 1.1 innings, giving up 0 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jason Castro in a losing cause.

Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-7 advantage in hits.

Lou Trivino pitched the final 1.1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.