Astros 7, Athletics 3
HOUSTON — Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez homered to help the Astros snap a five-game skid. Carter hit a monstrous three-run shot to center in the third to give Houston a lead. Castro and Krauss went back-to-back in the sixth, with Castro's homer a two-run shot. Krauss' found the upper deck in rightfield.