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Game Wrap - Houston 10-4 Victors Over Athletics

Oakland dropped a 10-4 decision at Minute Maid Park on Saturday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Phil Maton.

Houston won as a -172 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Phil Maton earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 0.1 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Yordan Alvarez in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Paul Blackburn worked 2 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Tony Kemp in a losing cause.

Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-12 advantage in hits.