Astros 3, A's 2 (12 innings)
OAKLAND, Calif. -- L.J. Hoes lined a tie-breaking solo home run with one out in the top of the 12th inning, and Houston held on to beat Oakland.
Hoes ripped left-handed reliever Fernando Abad's first pitch to left field for his third home run of the season. He entered the game batting .176 and went hitless in his first four at-bats before homering off Abad (2-4), who took the loss,
Left-hander Darin Downs (2-1) recorded one out to earn the win. Chad Qualls pitched a perfect 12th for his 11th save of the season.