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vs. Tex
W 6-4
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vs. Tex
W 6-4
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Hou 2 - 3 Oak
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A's hold off Astros in 13th inning for seventh straight win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics insist it's harder than it looks to score when an automatic runner gets to start on second base. It took them a while Friday night to finally do it, too.

Marcus Semien singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 13th in a game that matched the longest this season with baseball's new extra-innings rule, and the AL West-leading A's beat the Houston Astros 3-2 for their seventh straight win.

Alex Bregman hit an RBI double in the top of the 13th inning only for the A's to tie it on Austin Allen's single in the bottom half against Cy Sneed (0-2). J.B. Wendelken (1-0) worked three strong innings and the A's finally delivered after squandering bases-loaded chances in the 10th and 12th.

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Leaders
AVG: R. Laureano.295
HR: M. Olson4
RBI: R. Laureano10
SB: R. Grossman2
W: B. Smith2
ERA: F. Montas2.25
Saves: L. Hendriks4
K: F. Montas17
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .206 (26)
Runs: 58 (13)
Hits: 84 (18)
Home Runs: 15 (16)
Stolen Bases: 7 (8)
OBP: .316 (13)
SLG: .351 (26)
Total Bases: 143 (18)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.05 (5)
Runs Allowed: 43 (11)
Saves: 6 (4)
Strikeouts: 117 (9)
OpBA: .229 (15)
OBP: .282 (6)
SLG: .333 (4)
Run Support: 4.42 (15)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/5 S. Brown Sent to Minors
8/5 J. Kaprielian Sent to Minors
8/4 J. Kaprielian Called Up from Minors
8/4 J. Weems Placed on 10-Day IL (Strained right latissimus dorsi)
7/29 D. Gossett Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/1 J. Weems Strained right latissimus dorsi (on 10-day IL)
7/20 A. Puk Left shoulder strain (on 10-day IL)
7/7 J. Luzardo COVID-19 protocol for positive test (day-to-day)
3/3 A. Puk Left shoulder strain (day-to-day)
2/29 S. Piscotty Intercostal strain (day-to-day)
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