Athletics 2, Astros 1
OAKLAND, Calif. — Dan Straily pitched seven scoreless innings and Yoenis Cespedes and Jed Lowrie homered as the Athletics won for the seventh time in nine games to remain on top of the AL West. Straily earned his third consecutive victory. The right-hander has a 1.50 ERA over 18 innings during that streak. The major league-worst Astros have lost nine of 12.