OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Houston Astros have found success stringing together hits, even just base hits. They had five singles in the decisive sixth Wednesday night.
Carlos Correa homered, Mike Fiers struck out five over six innings to win his fourth straight decision, and the majors-best Astros won for the ninth straight time in Oakland, beating the Athletics 5-1.
Evan Gattis hit a two-run single in the sixth against A's lefty Sean Manaea to break a scoreless tie and back Fiers (5-2). The right-hander also won his seventh straight road decision in his last 11 away outings for Houston (49-24). (MORE)