Oakland A's Break Houston Astros Winning Streak

Stephen Piscotty broke a scoreless tie with a solo homer in the seventh inning as the Athletics edged the Astros 2-0 in Houston.  Piscotty added an insurance run with an RBI single in the eighth. Frankie Montas tossed six frames of three-hit ball for the win and Blake Treinen locked down the save.  The A's have won three straight and 12-of-15 overall.  Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over six innings of three-hit ball in a no-decision.  Cole now has 169 strikeouts on the season, a Houston record for most before the All-Star break.  Brad Peacock took the loss as the 'Stros winning streak was halted at six games.

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