Oakland A’s lose in 12 innings 6-4 to Houston Astros

Photos by Guri Dhaliwal    (Martinez News-Gazette)

The Astros got run-scoring singles from Michael Brantley and Yuli Gurriel against Lou Trivino in the top of the 12th inning Sunday to send the Athletics to their fifth straight defeat with a 6-4 loss and sweep a three-game series before a crowd of 23,144 at the Coliseum.

At 29-30, the Athletics are 10 1/2 games behind the two-time defending American League West champions (40-20) and two games behind the second-place Texas Rangers.

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