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A’s Win Third Straight Behind Straily’s Brilliance

The Oakland Athletics won their third straight game thanks to an outstanding start from Daniel Straily and a seven run outburst in the top of the fifth against the Houston Astros. Through three innings Straily struck out seven and wound up going 6.2 innings, striking out 11 and even more impressive did now allow a walk and his only blemishes were giving up a rbi single to Jose Altuve and a leadoff double to Jason Maxwell in the seventh. [caption id="attachment_8972" align="alignnone" width="300"] Bob Levey- Getty
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2013 MLB Opening Day: Astros Take Out Rangers

The Texas Rangers and Houston Astros were the only teams to start the 2013 Major League Baseball season and the result was rather surprising. Bud Norris the opening day starter pitched well going 5.2 innings allowing five hits, two runs both earned and struck out five while walking three. Veteran lefty Erik Bedard was even better after taking over in a key moment when the Rangers had the chance to get back into the game. To open the sixth Texas got a lead off walk