National Sports News
Houston Astros score 4 times in 8th inning, hold on for 7-6 victory over Oakland Athletics
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:40 PM EDT
Dexter Fowler hit a tiebreaking RBI single in Houston's four-run eighth inning, and the Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Saturday night.
The game was tied at 3 when Fowler drove in Marwin Gonzalez with a base hit against Sean Doolittle . Jason Castro then singled in Jose Altuve, and Fowler and Castro eventually came home on groundouts.
Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer in the Oakland ninth against Jerome Williams (1-1). Nick Punto then singled, but Coco Crisp bounced into a fielder's choice and Raul Valdes struck out John Jaso and Jed Lowrie for his first save.