Altuve, Tucker Homer to Lead Astros Over Athletics 4-3
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer and Kyle Tucker’s tiebreaking solo shot in the seventh inning lifted the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Oakland Athletics. The victory is Houston’s sixth straight and moves the team to a season-high 21 games above .500. Altuve’s home run gave the Astros the lead in the third, but the A’s scored two in the sixth to tie it. There was one out in the seventh when Tucker connected off Sean Manaea (6-6) on his home run to right-center to put Houston on top again.